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hornblende

hornblende

noun horn·blende \-ˌblend\

Definition of HORNBLENDE

:  a mineral that is the common dark green to black variety of aluminous amphibole; broadly :  amphibole 2
horn·blend·ic \hrn-ˈblen-dik\ adjective

Origin of HORNBLENDE

German
First Known Use: 1770

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