Definition of bismutite
: a mineral (BiO)2CO3 consisting of an earthy and amorphous basic bismuth carbonate usually dull white or yellowish
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of bismutite
German bismutit, from bismut- + -it -ite
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up bismutite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).