chrysolite

chrysolite

[kris-uh-lahyt]
noun Mineralogy.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Latin chrȳsolithus < Greek chrȳsólithos, equivalent to chrȳso- chryso- + líthos stone; see -lite

chrysolitic [kris-uh-lit-ik] , adjective
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chrysolite (ˈkrɪsəˌlaɪt)
 
n
another name for olivine
 
chrysolitic
 
adj

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