analcime

noun
anal·​cime | \ ə-ˈnal-ˌsēm How to pronounce analcime (audio) \

Definition of analcime

: a white or slightly colored mineral that consists of hydrated silicate of sodium and aluminum and occurs in various igneous rocks in massive form or in crystals

First Known Use of analcime

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for analcime

French, from Greek analkimos weak, from an- + alkimos strong, from alkē strength

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“Analcime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analcime. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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