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tellurite

[tel-yuh-rahyt] /ˈtɛl yəˌraɪt/
noun
1.
Chemistry. a salt of tellurous acid, as sodium tellurite, Na 2 TeO 3 .
2.
a rare mineral, tellurium dioxide, TeO 2 .
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; tellur(ium) or tellur(ous) + -ite1
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tellurite

/ˈtɛljʊˌraɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of tellurous acid
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