cyanite

noun cy·a·nite \ ˈsīəˌnīt \
variants: or less commonly kyanite \ˈkī-\

Definition of cyanite

plural -s
:a mineral Al2SiO5 consisting of an aluminum silicate occurring commonly in blue thin-bladed triclinic crystals and crystalline aggregates called also disthene

cyanitic

\¦sīə¦nitik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cyanite

German zyanit, from zyan- cyan- + -it -ite


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