chrysolite

[ kris-uh-lahyt ]
/ ˈkrɪs əˌlaɪt /

noun Mineralogy.

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Origin of chrysolite

1250–1300; Middle English <Latin chrȳsolithus<Greek chrȳsólithos, equivalent to chrȳso-chryso- + líthos stone; see -lite

OTHER WORDS FROM chrysolite

chrys·o·lit·ic [kris-uh-lit-ik], /ˌkrɪs əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chrysolite

chrysolite
/ (ˈkrɪsəˌlaɪt) /

noun

another name for olivine

Derived forms of chrysolite

chrysolitic (ˌkrɪsəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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