am·​brite | \ ˈamˌbrīt \
plural -s

Definition of ambrite

: a fossil resin occurring in large masses in New Zealand

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First Known Use of ambrite

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ambrite

International Scientific Vocabulary amber + -ite; originally formed as German ambrit

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“Ambrite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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