metacinnabar

[ met-uh-sin-uh-bahr ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈsɪn əˌbɑr /

noun Mineralogy.

a polymorph of cinnabar, black mercuric sulfide, HgS.

Nearby words

  1. metachromatic stain,
  2. metachromatism,
  3. metachromophil,
  4. metachronous,
  5. metachrosis,
  6. metacinnabarite,
  7. metacognition,
  8. metacomet,
  9. metacommunication,
  10. metacomputer

Origin of metacinnabar


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