cyanite

cyanite

[sahy-uh-nahyt]
noun
Mineralogy, kyanite.

Origin:
1785–95; cyan-1 + -ite1

cyanitic [sahy-uh-nit-ik] , adjective
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cyanite (ˈsaɪəˌnaɪt)
 
n
a variant spelling of kyanite
 
cyanitic
 
adj

kyanite or cyanite (ˈkaɪəˌnaɪt)
 
n
a grey, green, or blue mineral consisting of aluminium silicate in triclinic crystalline form. It occurs in metamorphic rocks and is used as a refractory. Formula AL2SiO5
 
cyanite or cyanite
 
n
 
kyanitic or cyanite
 
adj

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