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Noun: palladium  pu'ley-dee-um
  1. A silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewellery
    - Pd, atomic number 46

Derived forms: palladiums

Type of: metal, metallic element

Encyclopedia: Palladium