rutherfordium


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rutherfordium (Rf),

(rŭ-thĕr-fōr'dē-ŭm),
An artificial transplutonium element; atomic number 104; atomic weight 261. [Formerly called Unnilquandium, Unq.]
[Ernest Rutherford, British physicist, 1871-1937]
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RUTHERFORDIUM herumfrodite (OED), fire-mouthed (OED fire 3a) with variants
Twenty-two element names failed to produce any words using the same letter banks: berkelium, beryllium, bohrium, dubnium, hafnium, holmium, joliotium, krypton, kurehatovium, mendelevium, molybdenum, neodymium, niobium, nobelium, promethium, rutherfordium, unnilhexium, vanadium, wolfram, ytterbium, yttrium, zirconium.