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topazolite

[ tuh-paz-uh-lahyt, toh- ]
/ təˈpæz əˌlaɪt, toʊ- /
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noun
a greenish yellow variety of andradite garnet.
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Origin of topazolite

First recorded in 1815–25; topaz + -o- + -lite
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British Dictionary definitions for topazolite

topazolite
/ (təʊˈpæzəˌlaɪt) /

noun
a yellowish-green variety of andradite garnet

Word Origin for topazolite

C19: from topaz + -lite; so called because it is the same colour as some topaz
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