cerolite

noun
cero·​lite | \ ˈsirəˌlīt, ˈser- \
plural -s

Definition of cerolite

: a hydrous magnesium silicate like serpentine occurring in yellow or greenish waxlike masses

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History and Etymology for cerolite

German kerolith, from ker- cer- + -lith -lite

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“Cerolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerolite. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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