Calcium etymology


English word calcium comes from Latin -ita, Ancient Greek θέμα, Ancient Greek χάλιξ

Etymology of calcium

Detailed word origin of calcium

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-ita Latin (lat)
θέμα Ancient Greek (grc)
χάλιξ Ancient Greek (grc)
calcis Latin (lat)
calcium English (en) (countable) An atom of this element.. A chemical element, atomic number 20, that is an alkaline earth metal and occurs naturally as carbonate in limestone and as silicate in many rocks.

Words with the same origin as calcium

Descendants of -ita

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Descendants of θέμα