noun alo·isi·ite \ˌaləˈwiˌshīt, -wis(h)ēˌīt\

Definition of aloisiite



  1. :  a mineral consisting of hydrous subsilicate of calcium, ferrous iron, magnesium, and sodium occurring in amorphous brown-to-violet masses

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Origin and Etymology of aloisiite

Prince Luigi (Aloisius) Amedeo †1933 duke of the Abruzzi + English -ite

First Known Use: 1909

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a trip made at another's expense

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