noun bai·ker·ite \ˈbīkəˌrīt\

Definition of baikerite



  1. :  a mineral wax apparently a mixture of ozokerite with other tarry, waxy, and resinous hydrocarbons

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Origin and Etymology of baikerite

German baikerit, irregular from Lake Baikal + German -it -ite

First Known Use: 1863

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a brief usually trivial fact

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