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cyanite

[sahy-uh-nahyt] /ˈsaɪ əˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
Mineralogy, kyanite.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; cyan-1 + -ite1
Related forms
cyanitic
[sahy-uh-nit-ik] /ˌsaɪ əˈnɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cyanite

cyanite

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

kyanite

/ˈkaɪəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
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
Derived Forms
kyanitic (ˌkaɪəˈnɪtɪk) adjective
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