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uranite

[ yoor-uh-nahyt ]
/ ˈyʊər əˌnaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.
any of the uranium phosphates, as autunite or torbernite.
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Origin of uranite

From the German word Uranit, dating back to 1785–95. See uranium, -ite1

OTHER WORDS FROM uranite

u·ra·nit·ic [yoor-uh-nit-ik], /ˌyʊər əˈnɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uranite

uranite
/ (ˈjʊərəˌnaɪt) /

noun
any of various minerals containing uranium, esp torbernite or autunite

Derived forms of uranite

uranitic (ˌjʊərəˈnɪtɪk), adjective
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