calcspar

calc-spar

[kalk-spahr]
noun
Also, calcspar.


Origin:
1815–25; < Swedish kalkspat calc-spar; t > r by association with spar3; see calc-

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calcspar (ˈkælkˌspɑː)
 
n
another name for calcite
 
[C19: partial translation of Swedish kalkspat, from kalk lime (ultimately from Latin calx) + spatspar³]

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