bacillite

noun
ba·​cil·​lite | \ bəˈsiˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of bacillite

: a rodlike crystallite formed by a number of parallel longulites

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First Known Use of bacillite

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bacillite

Latin bacillum + English -ite

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The first known use of bacillite was circa 1909

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“Bacillite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacillite. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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