plural -s
: a mineral BaBe2Si2O7 consisting of rare silicate of barium and beryllium occurring in colorless prismatic crystals (hardness 7, specific gravity 4.03)

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary bary- + -lite; originally formed as German barylit

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“Barylite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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