Dictionary.com

gaylussite

[ gey-luh-sahyt ]
/ ˈgeɪ ləˌsaɪt /
Save This Word!

noun
a rare mineral, hydrated carbonate of sodium and calcium.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of gaylussite

1826; named after J. L. Gay-Lussac; see -ite1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK