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terbium (n.)

1843, from Latinized form of Ytterby, Swedish town near the place where mineral containing the element was found (see Ytterbium). With metallic element ending -ium.

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Definitions of terbium from WordNet

terbium (n.)
a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite;
Synonyms: Tb / atomic number "
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