noun \ˈmə-ˌlīt\

Definition of MULLITE

:  a mineral that is an orthorhombic silicate of aluminum which is resistant to corrosion and heat and is used as a refractory

Origin of MULLITE

Mull, island of the Inner Hebrides
First Known Use: 1924


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