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cyanite

[sahy-uh-nahyt] /ˈsaɪ əˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
Mineralogy, kyanite.
Origin of cyanite
1785-1795
1785-95; cyan-1 + -ite1
Related forms
cyanitic
[sahy-uh-nit-ik] /ˌsaɪ əˈnɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • According to order, the next tale ought to proceed from Professor cyanite.

    Tales of the Wonder Club M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
  • "That is a judgment sent on you by old Madge for speaking ill of her," said Professor cyanite.

  • At length a lull occurred in the conversation, and someone recollected that it was Professor cyanite's turn to tell a story.

    Tales of the Wonder Club M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
  • To fill up the time in the interim, Professor cyanite filled up a pipe of tobacco, and was about to light it.

    Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume III M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
  • "Especially that part where the Queen wouldn't have such a face about her at any price," chimed in Professor cyanite.

    Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume III M. Y. Halidom (pseud. Dryasdust)
British Dictionary definitions for cyanite

cyanite

/ˈsaɪəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of kyanite
Derived Forms
cyanitic (ˌsaɪəˈnɪtɪk) adjective
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