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moldavite

[mawl-duh-vahyt, mohl-] /ˈmɔl dəˌvaɪt, moʊl-/
noun, Mineralogy.
1.
a green tektite found in Bohemia.
Origin of moldavite
1895-1900
1895-1900; < German Moldawit, after the Moldau River; see -ite1
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moldavite

/ˈmɒldəˌvaɪt/
noun
1.
a green tektite found in the Czech Republic, thought to be the product of an ancient meteorite impact in Germany
Word Origin
C19: named after Moldavia
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