An Etymological Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy

  title={An Etymological Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy},
  author={V. A. E.},
THE aim of this dictionary is primarily etymological, and no attempt at exhaustive definitions has been made. Apart from its literary interest, however, its utility is, as the authors suggest, definitely enhanced by the inclusion of references. These, in many cases original, indicate where more complete definitions and descriptions of many uncommon minerals and chemical compounds may be found. Approximately 11,000 words are listed in the dictionary. These include many scientific terms, in…