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chlorite

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1chlorite

noun chlo·rite \ˈklr-ˌīt\

Definition of CHLORITE

:  any of a group of usually green silicate minerals associated with and resembling the micas
chlo·rit·ic \kl-ˈri-tik\ adjective

Origin of CHLORITE

German Chlorit, from Latin chloritis, a green stone, from Greek chlōritis, from chlōros
First Known Use: 1794

2chlorite

noun

Definition of CHLORITE

:  a salt containing the anion ClO2 <chlorite of sodium>

Origin of CHLORITE

probably from French, from chlor-
First Known Use: 1853

chlorite

noun chlo·rite \-ˌīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHLORITE

:  a salt containing the anion ClO2

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