noun ar·gyr·o·dite

Definition of argyrodite



  1. :  a steel-gray mineral Ag8GeS6 consisting of silver, germanium, and sulfur

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Origin and Etymology of argyrodite

International Scientific Vocabulary argyrod- (from Greek argyrōdēs rich in silver, from argyros silver + -ōdēs -ode) + ite; originally formed as German argyrodit

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to cast off or become cast off

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