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smaragdite

[smuh-rag-dahyt] /sməˈræg daɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a green, foliated member of the amphibole group.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < French < Greek smáragd(os) smaragd + French -ite -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for smaragdite

smaragdite

/sməˈræɡdaɪt/
noun
1.
a green fibrous amphibole mineral
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