ottrelite

[ o-truh-lahyt ]
/ ˈɒ trəˌlaɪt /

noun Mineralogy.

a brittle mica containing manganese and similar to margarite in physical and chemical properties.

Nearby words

  1. otto pelvis,
  2. otto the great,
  3. ottoman,
  4. ottoman empire,
  5. ottonian,
  6. ottumwa,
  7. otway,
  8. otway, thomas,
  9. ou,
  10. ouabain

Origin of ottrelite

1835–45; < French ottrélite, named after Ottrez, Belgium, where it is found; see -lite

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