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epsomite

[ep-suh-mahyt]
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noun Mineralogy.
  1. the natural form of Epsom salt, Mg2SO4⋅7H2O, found as a crust in caves and lake deposits.
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Origin of epsomite

1805–15; named after Epsom; see -ite1
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  • When they bark, said the Epsomite, and now this particular American is more of an admirer of Englishmen than ever.

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