chloropal

noun

chlor·​opal
(ˈ)klōr¦ōpəl,
-lȯ¦rō-
plural -s
: a yellowish green or greenish yellow clay mineral consisting of hydrous silicate of iron and aluminum and occurring in compact masses or earthy forms resembling opal

Word History

Etymology

German, from chlor- + opal

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

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