cyanite

[ sahy-uh-nahyt ]
/ ˈsaɪ əˌnaɪt /

noun

Mineralogy. kyanite.

Origin of cyanite

First recorded in 1785–95; cyan-1 + -ite1

Related forms

cy·a·nit·ic [sahy-uh-nit-ik] /ˌsaɪ əˈnɪt ɪk/, adjective
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cyanite

/ (ˈsaɪəˌnaɪt) /

noun

a variant spelling of kyanite

Derived Forms

cyanitic (ˌsaɪəˈnɪtɪk), adjective
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