copalite

noun co·pal·ite \ˈkōpəˌlīt\
variants: less commonly

copaline

\-ˌlēn, -lə̇n\

Definition of copalite

plural

-s

  1. :  a resinous substance that is apparently a vegetable resin and that is partly mineralized by remaining in the earth

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Origin and Etymology of copalite

copalite from copal + -ite; copaline, International Scientific Vocabulary copal + -ine


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