a sorosilicate mineral group, consisting chiefly of sodium, calcium, and aluminum silicates, occurring in igneous rocks.

Origin of melilite

1790–1800; < New Latin melilithus, equivalent to Greek méli honey + líthos -lite Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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