dichroite

[ dahy-kroh-ahyt ]
/ ˈdaɪ kroʊˌaɪt /

noun Mineralogy.


Nearby words

  1. dichotomous question,
  2. dichotomy,
  3. dichroic,
  4. dichroic filter,
  5. dichroism,
  6. dichromate,
  7. dichromatic,
  8. dichromaticism,
  9. dichromatism,
  10. dichromatopsia

Origin of dichroite

1800–10; < French < Greek díchro(os) (see dichroic) + French -ite -ite1

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British Dictionary definitions for dichroite

dichroite

/ (ˈdaɪkrəʊˌaɪt) /

noun

another name for cordierite

Word Origin for dichroite

C19: from Greek dikhroos two-coloured + -ite 1

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