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chrysolite

[kris-uh-lahyt] /ˈkrɪs əˌlaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English < Latin chrȳsolithus < Greek chrȳsólithos, equivalent to chrȳso- chryso- + líthos stone; see -lite
Related forms
chrysolitic
[kris-uh-lit-ik] /ˌkrɪs əˈlɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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chrysolite

/ˈkrɪsəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
another name for olivine
Derived Forms
chrysolitic (ˌkrɪsəˈlɪtɪk) adjective
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