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Topic: INDUSTRY

Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: manganèse, from Italian manganese 'magnesia, manganese', from Medieval Latin magnesia; MAGNESIA

manganese

noun
     
man‧ga‧nese [uncountable]
HCETI a grey-white metal that breaks easily and is used to make steel and glass. It is a chemical element: symbol Mn
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