andradite

noun

: a calcium-iron garnet occurring in various colors ranging from yellow and green to brown and black

Word History

Etymology

José B. de Andrada e Silva †1838 Brazilian geologist

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of andradite was in 1868

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“Andradite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andradite. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

andradite

noun
: a garnet ranging from yellow and green to brown and black and containing calcium and iron

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