aegirite

noun ae·gir·ite \ˈā-gə-ˌrīt, ˈē-jə-\
variants: less commonly

aegirine

\ˈā-gə-ˌrēn, ˈē-jə-\ or

aegirine–augite

Definition of aegirite

plural

aegirites

also

aegirines

or

aegirine–augites

  1. :  acmite

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Origin and Etymology of aegirite

aegerite, modification (influenced by -ite) of German aegerin; aegirine from German aegirin, from Aegir, ancient Scandinavian sea god (from Old Norse Ægir) + German -in -ine


First Known Use: 1868


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