embolite

[ em-buh-lahyt ]
/ ˈɛm bəˌlaɪt /

noun

a mineral, chloride and bromide of silver, used as a minor source of silver.

Nearby words

  1. embolden,
  2. embole,
  3. embolectomy,
  4. embolic,
  5. embolism,
  6. embolization,
  7. embolize,
  8. embololalia,
  9. embolus,
  10. embolus

Origin of embolite

1840–50; < Greek emból(ion) insertion (see embolus) + -ite1

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