cenosite

noun

cen·​o·​site
ˈsenəˌsīt
plural -s
: a yellowish brown mineral composed of hydrous silicate and carbonate of calcium and rare earths

Word History

Etymology

modification (influenced by English cen- ) of Swedish kainosit, from Greek kainos new + Swedish -it -ite

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“Cenosite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cenosite. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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