anomite

noun

an·​o·​mite
ˈanəˌmīt
plural -s
: a variety of biotite differing optically from the ordinary kind

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary anom- + -ite; originally formed as German anomit

First Known Use

1809, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anomite was in 1809

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“Anomite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anomite. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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