Dictionary.com

anomite

[ an-uh-mahyt ]
/ ˈæn əˌmaɪt /
Save This Word!

noun Mineralogy.

a variety of mica, similar to biotite but differing in optical orientation.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of anomite

<Greek ánom(os) lawless (a-a-6 + nóm(os) law + -os adj. suffix) + -ite1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Learn A New Word Right Now!