noun chon·dro·dite
variants: less commonly


Definition of chondrodite



  1. :  a mineral (Mg,Fe)3SiO4(OH,F) consisting of basic silicate of magnesium and sometimes iron belonging to the humite group and found in certain metamorphic rocks

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Origin and Etymology of chondrodite

Swedish kondrodit, from Greek chondrōdēs granular (from chondros grain) + -it -ite — more at chondr-

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