plural -s
: a mineral consisting of lead chloride PbCl2 that is soft and of white to yellowish color (specific gravity 5.24)

Word History


German cotunnit, from Cotunnius (latinization of Domenico Cotugno †1822 Italian anatomist) + German -it -ite

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“Cotunnite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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