from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Bromine: so called because it is an ingredient of sea-water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Old Chem.) Bromine; -- formerly so called from its being obtained from sea water.
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- noun chemistry, obsolete
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Latin muria brine (since it was obtained from seawater).
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