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...

Answers distribution

particlon
elektron
amberion
atomios
answers
flagCzech Republic
10%
70%
10%
10%
10
flagSpain
9%
54%
18%
18%
11
flagFrance
4%
50%
37%
8%
24
flagGermany
8%
48%
28%
14%
84
flagthe Netherlands
7%
46%
34%
11%
26
flagNorway
12%
43%
37%
6%
16
flagPoland
13%
42%
27%
16%
6359
flagItaly
9%
42%
19%
28%
21
flagSweden
8%
41%
41%
8%
12
flagCanada
8%
41%
33%
16%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
40%
28%
18%
159
flagthe United States
16%
39%
30%
13%
84
flagIndia
9%
36%
45%
9%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
25%
45%
15%
20
flagUnknown
18%
22%
40%
18%
282

Gender

men35%
women39%
particlon
16%
13%
elektron
35%
40%
amberion
30%
26%
atomios
17%
19%

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