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 for Anion
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anion \An"i*on\, n. [Gr. ?, neut. ?, p. pr. of ? to go up; ? up
     + ? to go.] (Chem.)
     An electro-negative atom or group of atoms, or the element
     which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved at the
     anode; -- opposed to cation. --Faraday.
     [1913 Webster]

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