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peristerite

[puh-ris-tuh-rahyt] /pəˈrɪs təˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a whitish, iridescent variety of albite, used as a gem.
Origin of peristerite
1835-1845
1835-45; < Greek perister(á) pigeon, dove + -ite1
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