cenosite

noun cen·o·site \ˈsenəˌsīt\

Definition of cenosite

plural

-s

  1. :  a yellowish brown mineral composed of hydrous silicate and carbonate of calcium and rare earths

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Origin and Etymology of cenosite

modification (influenced by English 2cen-) of Swedish kainosit, from Greek kainos new + Swedish -it -ite — more at recent


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