Definition of Protium

1. Noun. Genus of chiefly tropical American trees having fragrant wood and yielding gum elemi.

Exact synonyms: Genus Protium
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Burseraceae, Family Burseraceae, Torchwood Family
Member holonyms: Protium Heptaphyllum, Protium Guianense



Definition of Protium

1. Noun. (isotope) The lightest and most common isotope of hydrogen, having a single proton and no neutrons - (nuclide 1 1 H) ¹

2. Noun. An atom of this isotope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protium

1. an isotope of hydrogen [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protium

protiated
protic
protide
protides
protip
protirelin
protirement
protist
protistan
protistans
protistic
protistologist
protistologists
protistology
protists
protium (current term)
protiums
proto
proto(a)
proto-
proto-industries
proto-industry
proto-language
proto-languages
proto-oncogene
proto-oncogenes
protoactinium
protoanthophyllite
protoanthropology
protoarchaeology

Literary usage of Protium

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1. Prodromus Florae Peninsulae Indiae Orientalis: Containing Abridged by Robert Wight, George Arnott Walker Arnott (1834)
"We have never seen the parts of the flower in a quinary proportion, but Kunth seems to have sometimes observed this, if his protium be indeed the same. ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"At 730°, the anticipated increase in deuterium-protium exchange was observed. ... The reaction carried out in the presence of protium source impurity ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... natives of Guiana, yield fragrant balsams, which harden into a gray resin, used as incense in churches; protium altissimum, another Guiana ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"4. African Elemi, from the Camaroon, supposedly from a species of Canarium. 5. protium Elemi, from Brazil, the product of ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"4. African Elemi, from the Camaroon, supposedly from a species of Canarium. 5. protium Elemi, from Brazil, the product of ..."

6. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"in transferring both Balsamodendron and protium, W. and A. to Commiphora, Jacq. and Bursera to protium, Burm. To make such a change might be confusing, ..."

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