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chlorite

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noun chlo·rite \ˈklȯr-ˌīt\

Definition of chlorite

  1. :  any of a group of usually green silicate minerals associated with and resembling the micas

chlo·rit·ic play \klȯ-ˈri-tik\ adjective


Origin of chlorite

German Chlorit, from Latin chloritis, a green stone, from Greek chlōritis, from chlōros


First Known Use: 1794


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chlorite

noun chlo·rite

Definition of chlorite

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



Origin of chlorite

probably from French, from chlor-


First Known Use: 1853


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chlorite

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noun chlo·rite \-ˌīt\

Medical Definition of chlorite

  1. :  a salt containing the anion ClO2




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