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boehmite

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noun boehm·ite \ˈbā-ˌmīt, ˈbə(r)-\

Definition of boehmite

  1. :  a mineral consisting of an orthorhombic form of aluminum oxide and hydroxide AlO(OH) found in bauxite



Origin of boehmite

German Böhmit, from Johann Böhm (Boehm) †1952 German chemist


First Known Use: circa 1929


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