Wasium
Wasium Wa"si*um, n. [NL. So called from Wasa, or Vasa, the name of a former royal family of Sweden.] (Chem.) A rare element supposed by Bahr to have been extracted from wasite, but now identified with thorium. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wasite — Wa site, n. [See {Wasium}.] (Min.) A variety of allanite from Sweden supposed to contain wasium. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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