Ekasilicon
Ekasilicon Ek`a*sil"i*con, n. [Skr. [=e]ka one + E. silicon.] (Chem.) The name of a hypothetical element predicted and afterwards discovered and named {germanium}; -- so called because it was a missing analogue of the silicon group. See {Germanium}, and cf. {Ekabor}. [1913 Webster]

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