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essonite

[es-uh-nahyt] /ˈɛs əˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
Mineralogy. a variety of grossularite garnet.
Also called cinnamon stone, hessonite.
Origin of essonite
1810-1820
1810-20; < French < Greek hḗssōn less, inferior + -ītēs -ite1
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essonite

/ˈɛsəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of hessonite
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