mineraloid

[min-er-uh-loid]

noun

a mineral substance that does not have a definite chemical formula or crystal form.

Nearby words

  1. mineral.,
  2. mineralize,
  3. mineralizer,
  4. mineralocorticoid,
  5. mineralogy,
  6. minerals,
  7. minerva,
  8. minestrone,
  9. minesweeper,
  10. minette

Origin of mineraloid

First recorded in 1910–15; mineral + -oid

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