ancylite

noun

an·​cy·​lite
ˈansəˌlīt
plural -s
: a mineral Sr3Ce4(CO3)7(OH)·3H2O consisting of hydrous basic carbonate of strontium and cerium

Word History

Etymology

probably from Danish ankylit, from ankyl- + -it -ite

First Known Use

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ancylite was circa 1900

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“Ancylite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ancylite. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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