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cinnamon stone

noun Mineralogy.
  1. essonite.
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Origin of cinnamon stone

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for cinnamon stone

Historical Examples

  • I do: it is a very remarkable specimen of cinnamon-stone, and I must procure some of it if possible.

    The King's Own

    Captain Frederick Marryat

British Dictionary definitions for cinnamon stone

cinnamon stone

  1. another name for hessonite
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