noun anal·ci·mite \-səˌmīt\

Definition of analcimite



  1. 1 :  a rock occurring in the Cyclades that originally was probably a nephelite-syenite but is now altered and contains over 50 percent of analcime

  2. 2 :  analcitite

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of analcimite

Italian, from analcimo analcime (from French analcime) + -ite

First Known Use: 1855

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up analcimite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to criticize severely

Get Word of the Day daily email!