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arsenic

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Etymology

Middle English, from Old French, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] arsenicum, from Ancient Greek αρσενικόν, orpiment, from Middle Persian زرنيخ (zarnikh), gold-colored


Chemical element
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Pronunciation

  • (noun)
    • (RP): /ˈɑːsənɪk/, /"A:s@nIk/
    • (US): ärʹsən-ĭk, /ˈɑrsənɪk/, /"Ars@nIk/
  • (adjective)
    • (RP): /ɑːˈsɛnɪk/, /A:"sEnIk/
    • (US): är-sĕnʹĭk, /ɑrˈsɛnɪk/, /Ar"sEnIk/

Noun

Singular
arsenic

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arsenic (-)
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  1. A nonmetallic chemical element (symbol As) with an atomic number of 33.
  2. Arsenic trioxide.

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Adjective

arsenic

  1. Of, or containing arsenic with a valence of 5.

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For etymology and more information refer to: http://elements.vanderkrogt.net/elem/as.html (A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author)

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