noun cat·lin·ite \ˈkatlə̇ˌnīt\

Definition of catlinite



  1. :  a red indurated clay from the upper Missouri region used by American Indians for tobacco pipes :  pipestone

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Origin and Etymology of catlinite

George Catlin †1872 American artist + English -ite

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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