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Noun: hydrargyrum  hI'draa(r)-ju-rum
  1. A heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    - mercury, quicksilver, Hg, atomic number 80

Derived forms: hydrargyrums

Type of: metal, metallic element

Part of: calomel, cinnabar, mercurous chloride

Encyclopedia: Hydrargyrum