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indicolite

[in-dik-uh-lahyt] /ɪnˈdɪk əˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
Mineralogy. a dark-blue tourmaline, used as a gem.
Origin of indicolite
1800-1810
From French, dating back to 1800-10; See origin at indigo, -lite
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British Dictionary definitions for indicolite

indicolite

/ˈɪndɪkəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a form of tourmaline ranging in colour from pale blue to blue-black
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish indicoindigo + -lite
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