Example sentences for: stibium

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  • Antimony is so called from Greek antimonos , against single(ness) owing to its readiness to react with other substances, but its chemical symbol is Sb, from Latin stibium , the name of a cosmetic and medicinal powder (antimony sulfide) used by Roman women as a hair blackener for their eyebrows, and in ophthalmology (of which there were many Etruscan specialists, thanks in part to the unhealthy swamps of Rome's Tuscan hinterlands) as an eye ointment.

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