chrysolite

[ kris-uh-lahyt ]
/ ˈkrɪs əˌlaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.


Nearby words

  1. chrysoderma,
  2. chrysograph,
  3. chrysographer,
  4. chrysography,
  5. chrysoidine,
  6. chrysolitic,
  7. chrysomelid,
  8. chrysomonad,
  9. chrysomyia,
  10. chrysophenine

Origin of chrysolite

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

Related formschrys·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 Formschrysolitic (ˌkrɪsəˈlɪtɪk), adjective

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