[ nik-uh-lahyt ]
/ ˈnɪk əˌlaɪt /
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ
Punctuation marks help make writing easy to read and understand. Some of the most important ones are the period (.), comma (,), question mark (?), and exclamation point (!). How well do you know how to use them? Find out in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
Which punctuation mark is best for this sentence? "Can I watch a movie __"
Origin of niccolite
1865–70; < New Latin niccol(um) nickel + -ite1
Words nearby niccolite
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British Dictionary definitions for niccolite
/ (ˈnɪkəˌlaɪt) /
a copper-coloured mineral consisting of nickel arsenide in hexagonal crystalline form, occurring associated with copper and silver ores: a source of nickel. Formula: NiAsAlso called: nickeline
Word Origin for niccolite
C19: from New Latin niccolum nickel + -ite 1
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