noun bot·ry·o·gen \ˈbä‧trēəˌjen\

Definition of botryogen



  1. :  a mineral MgFe(SO4)2(OH).7H2O consisting of a hydrous sulfate of iron and magnesium that is deep red or deep yellow and usually botryoid

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Origin and Etymology of botryogen

German, from botry- + -gen, from Greek -genēs born — more at -gen

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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