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witherite

noun with·er·ite \ˈwi-thə-ˌrīt\

Definition of WITHERITE

:  a translucent white or gray orthorhombic mineral consisting of a carbonate of barium

Origin of WITHERITE

German Witherit, irregular from William Withering †1799 English physician
First Known Use: 1794

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