acmite

acmite

[ak-mahyt]
noun
a rare pyroxene mineral, sodium-ferric iron silicate, NaFe(Si 2 O 6 ), found in feldspathoid rocks.

Origin:
1830–40; < Greek akm() sharp point + -ite1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To acmite
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: acmic
Next Definition: acmp
Words Near: acmite
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for acmite
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing acmite
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Relevant Questions
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;