noun tho·rite \ˈthr-ˌīt\

Definition of THORITE

:  a rare mineral that is a brown to black or sometimes orange-yellow silicate of thorium resembling zircon

Origin of THORITE

Swedish thorit, from New Latin thorium
First Known Use: 1832


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