What is the Greek name for amber?

particlon
elektron
amberion
atomios
Words like "elec­tric­i­ty" come directly from the name of amber. Already the ancient Greeks noticed that this stone has a certain mys­te­ri­ous prop­er­ty: when rubbed with fur, it begins to attract par­ti­cles of dust...

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particlon
elektron
amberion
atomios
answers
flagGermany
7%
52%
23%
16%
71
flagItaly
11%
52%
11%
23%
17
flagFrance
5%
50%
40%
5%
20
flagthe Netherlands
5%
47%
31%
15%
19
flagNorway
6%
46%
40%
6%
15
flagPoland
12%
44%
26%
16%
4646
flagCanada
10%
40%
30%
20%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
39%
29%
20%
113
flagthe United States
19%
37%
32%
11%
62
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
28%
35%
21%
14
flagUnknown
11%
27%
38%
16%
18

Gender

men42%
women40%
particlon
13%
13%
elektron
42%
40%
amberion
26%
26%
atomios
17%
19%

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