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chalybite

[kal-uh-bahyt] /ˈkæl əˌbaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy.
1.
siderite (def 1).
Origin of chalybite
1855-1860
1855-60; < Greek chalyb- (stem of chályps) iron, also iron-worker, member of the Chalybes, a tribe of Asia Minor noted for their blacksmiths + -ite1
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chalybite

/ˈkælɪˌbaɪt/
noun
1.
another name for siderite (sense 1)
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