Periodic Elements' Name Origins

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Potent in Greek
Indigo dye
Heavy stone in Swedish
Two of the seven continents
Strong metal in Anglo Saxon
Greek god Uranus
Daughter of Tantalus in mythology
In honor of Ernest Lawrence
In honor of Enrico Fermi
Latin name for Copenhagen
Latin name for Stockholm
Greek god Helios
In honor of Wilhelm Roentgen
Purple gas
Opposed to solitude in Greek
Stench in French
Country where you'll find the Curie Institute
Latin name for France
A continent
Latin name for Paris
Named after Poland
In honor of Johan Gadolin
Roman god Cadmus
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Latin name for Scandinavia
Norse god of Thunder
Greek gods the Titans
Yellow-green in Greek
Rose in Greek
Little silver in Spanish
Yellow-bright in Anglo Saxon
Norse goddess Vanadis
In honor of Lies Meitner
In honor of Ernest Rutherford
In honor of Dmitri Mendeleyev
In honor of Glen Seaborg
Gold-like in Arabic
Greek god Prometheus
Foreign in Greek
Latin name for the Rhine
White mass in German
I bring forth acid in Greek
Roman god of the oceans
Evil spirit in German
Asteroid Ceres
I beget water in Latin
Roman god of the dead
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New in Greek
Asteroid Pallas
Scottish town Strontian
In honor of Neils Bohr
Lime in Latin
German town in Wixhausen
In honor of Albert Einstein
Greek mythological character Tanatlus
Latin name for Russia
Prong or point in German
Greek moon goddess Selene
Roman messenger god
California University
Bitter salt in Latin
Swedish village Ytterby
European country
In honor of Alfred Nobel
In honor of Copernicus
Charcoal in French
U.S. state
In honor of Marie Curie
Inactive or lazy in Greek
Copper-colored ore in Swedish

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