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pigeonite

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noun pi·geon·ite \ˈpi-jə-ˌnīt\

Definition of pigeonite

  1. :  a monoclinic mineral of the pyroxene group



Origin of pigeonite

Pigeon Point, northeast Minnesota + 1-ite


First Known Use: 1900


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