achroite

[ ak-roh-ahyt ]
/ ˈæk roʊˌaɪt /

noun

the colorless or white variety of tourmaline, often used as a gem.

Nearby words

  1. achondrogenesis,
  2. achondroplasia,
  3. achondroplastic dwarfism,
  4. achoo,
  5. achrestic anemia,
  6. achromacyte,
  7. achromasia,
  8. achromat,
  9. achromate,
  10. achromatic

Origin of achroite

< Greek áchro(os) colorless (a- a-6 + -chroos colored) + -ite1

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