noun an·cy·lite \ˈansəˌlīt\

Definition of ancylite



  1. :  a mineral Sr3Ce4(CO3)7(OH)·3H2O consisting of hydrous basic carbonate of strontium and cerium

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Origin and Etymology of ancylite

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

First Known Use: circa 1900

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capable of being understood in two ways

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