lazulite

[laz-uh-lahyt, lazh-uh-]
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noun

an azure-blue mineral, hydrous magnesium iron aluminum phosphate, (FeMg)Al2P2O8(OH)2.

Nearby words

  1. lazily,
  2. laziness,
  3. lazio,
  4. lazuli,
  5. lazuline,
  6. lazulitic,
  7. lazurite,
  8. lazy,
  9. lazy bed,
  10. lazy daisy stitch

Origin of lazulite

1800–10; < Medieval Latin lāzul(um) azure, lapis lazuli + -ite1

Related formslaz·u·lit·ic [laz-uh-lit-ik, lazh-uh-] /ˌlæz əˈlɪt ɪk, ˌlæʒ ə-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for lazulite

lazulite

noun

a blue mineral, consisting of hydrated magnesium iron phosphate, occurring in metamorphic rocks. Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al 2 (PO 4) 2 (OH) 2

Word Origin for lazulite

C19: from Medieval Latin lāzulum azure, lapis lazuli

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