Definition of masurium in English:

masurium

noun

historicalChemistry
  • The element of atomic number 43 (later named technetium), which was first claimed to have been discovered by X-ray spectroscopy in certain heavy metal ores.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Glasgow Herald. From German Masurium from Masuren Masuria (Polish Mazury) + -ium.

Pronunciation

masurium

/məˈz(j)ʊərɪəm/