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essonite

[ es-uh-nahyt ]
/ ˈɛs əˌnaɪt /
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noun
Mineralogy. a variety of grossularite garnet.
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Also called cinnamon stone, hessonite.

Origin of essonite

1810–20; <French <Greek hḗssōn less, inferior + -ītēs-ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for essonite

essonite
/ (ˈɛsəˌnaɪt) /

noun
a variant spelling of hessonite
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