chalcogen
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chalk- bronze, ore (from Greek chalkos) + -gen; from the occurrence of oxygen and sulfur in many ores Date: circa 1961 any of the elements oxygen, sulfur, selenium, and tellurium

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