Oligist

Oligist

Ol"i*gist\, n. [See Oligist, a.] (Min.) Hematite or specular iron ore; -- prob. so called in allusion to its feeble magnetism, as compared with magnetite.
Webster's Revised

Oligist

Ol"i*gist\, Oligistic \Ol`i*gis"tic\, a. [Gr. ?, superl. of ? few, little: cf. F. oligiste.] (Min.) Of or pertaining to hematite.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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