Dictionary.com

pargasite

[ pahr-guh-sahyt ]
/ ˈpɑr gəˌsaɪt /
Save This Word!

noun Mineralogy.
a green or bluegreen variety of hornblende.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of pargasite

1810–20; named after Pargas, town in Finland; see -ite1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use pargasite in a sentence

FEEDBACK