noun ak·ro·chor·dite \ˌa-krō-ˈkȯr-ˌdīt\

Definition of akrochordite



  1. :  a mineral MgMn4(AsO4)2(OH)4·4H2O(?) consisting of a hydrous basic manganese magnesium arsenate occurring in reddish brown rounded aggregates (hardness 3, specific gravity 3.2)

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Origin and Etymology of akrochordite

Greek akrochordōn wart + English -ite

First Known Use: 1922

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a trip made at another's expense

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