dimorphite

[dahy-mawr-fahyt]

noun

a mineral, arsenic sulfide, As4S3, yellow-orange in color and similar in its properties to orpiment.

Nearby words

  1. dimity,
  2. dimly,
  3. dimmer,
  4. dimorph,
  5. dimorphism,
  6. dimorphous,
  7. dimp,
  8. dimple,
  9. dimpled,
  10. dimpling

Origin of dimorphite

First recorded in 1850–55; dimorph + -ite1

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