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tellurite

[tel-yuh-rahyt]
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noun
  1. Chemistry. a salt of tellurous acid, as sodium tellurite, Na2TeO3.
  2. a rare mineral, tellurium dioxide, TeO2.

Origin of tellurite

1790–1800; tellur(ium) or tellur(ous) + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for tellurite

tellurite

noun
  1. any salt or ester of tellurous acid
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