essonite

[es-uh-nahyt]
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noun

Mineralogy. a variety of grossularite garnet.

Nearby words

  1. essex man,
  2. essex table,
  3. essive,
  4. esslingen,
  5. essoin,
  6. essonne,
  7. est,
  8. est.,
  9. estab.,
  10. establish

Origin of essonite

1810–20; < French < Greek hḗssōn less, inferior + -ītēs -ite1


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British Dictionary definitions for essonite

essonite

noun

a variant spelling of hessonite
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