ceylonite

noun
cey·​lon·​ite
variants: or less commonly ceylanite \ sə̇ˈläˌnīt , sē-​ , sā-​ \
plural -s

Definition of ceylonite

: a dark-colored spinel

called also pleonaste

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History and Etymology for ceylonite

earlier ceylanite, from French, from Ceylan Ceylon, its locality + French -ite

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“Ceylonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceylonite. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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