[ ret-n-ahyt ]
/ ˈrɛt nˌaɪt /
any of various fossil resins, especially one derived from brown coal.
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British Dictionary definitions for retinite
/ (ˈrɛtɪˌnaɪt) /
any of various resins of fossil origin, esp one derived from lignite
Word Origin for retinite
C19: from French rétinite, from Greek rhētinē resin + -ite 1
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