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churchite

noun church·ite \ -ˌchīt , usually -īt+V \

Definition of churchite

plural -s
: a church supporter or advocate

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Origin and Etymology of churchite

1church + -ite


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churchite

noun \ " \

Definition of churchite

plural -s
: a mineral (Ce,Ca) (PO4).2H2O consisting of a hydrous cerium calcium phosphate occurring in thin drusy crusts of small light gray to pink crystals (specific gravity 3.1)

Origin and Etymology of churchite

Arthur H. Church †1915 English chemist + English -ite


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