Definitions for vesbium
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A supposed rare metallic element extracted from Vesuvian lava, of uncertain composition.
Origin: from Vesuvius, contracted to Vesbius.
a rare metallic element of which little is known. It is said by Scacchi to have been extracted from a yellowish incrustation from the cracks of a Vesuvian lava erupted in 1631
Origin: [NL., from L. Vesuvius, contr. Vesbius, Vesuvius.]
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