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euxenite

[yook-suh-nahyt] /ˈyuk səˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a rare, brownish-black mineral of complex composition, an oxide of calcium, cerium, yttrium, columbium, titanium, and uranium.
Origin of euxenite
1840-1845
1840-45; < Greek eúxen(os) kind to strangers, hospitable (see eu-, xeno-) + -ite1
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euxenite

/ˈjuːksɪˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a rare brownish-black mineral containing erbium, cerium, uranium, columbium, and yttrium
Word Origin
C19: from Greek euxenos hospitable (literally: well-disposed to strangers), from eu- + xenos stranger; from its containing a number of rare elements
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