How Did Arsenic Get Its Name?

Answer

The name for the element arsenic (As) comes from the Greek word arsenikos and the Latin word arsenicum which means male and yellow orpiment. You can find more information here: http://www.chemicalelements.com/elements/as.html
Q&A Related to "How Did Arsenic Get Its Name?"
The symbol As is just from A r s enic. It would be 'Ar', but that's already taken, by Argon, earlier in the periodic table.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_did_the_element_arse...
The name Prius is derived from a Latin word meaning “to go before” or “before its predecessors.” According to Dan Lee, a technical training manager at Gulf
http://www.ehow.com/about_5471331_did-toyota-prius...
Boards of Canada is famous for incredibly complex timbres and textures, and one of their unique techniques for achieving some of these is to record their audio onto a video cassette
http://www.quora.com/How-did-Boards-of-Canada-get-...
From South Berkeley. Check. http://www.berkeleyfarms. com/abo.
http://www.quora.com/Company-Names/How-did-Berkele...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com