Definition of scapolite
: any of a group of minerals that are essentially complex silicates of aluminum, calcium, and sodium and that include some used as semiprecious stones
Origin of scapolite
French, from Latin scapus shaft + French -o- + -lite; from the prismatic shape of its crystals
First Known Use: 1802
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