bismuth etymology

English word bismuth comes from German Wismut (Bismuth.)

Detailed word origin of bismuth

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Wismut German (deu) Bismuth.
bismuth English (eng) (countable) A single atom of this element.. A chemical element (symbol Bi) with an atomic number of 83: a brittle silvery-white metal.

Words with the same origin as bismuth

Descendants of Wismut
bismite bismuth nitrate bismuth oxychloride bismuth pentoxide bismuth selenide bismuth subnitrate bismuth subsalicylate bismuth triacetate bismuth trichloride bismuth triiodide bismuth-blende bismuthal bismuthic bismuthine bismuthous bismuthyl eka-bismuth mineral bismuth native bismuth