cyanite

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

Definition of cyanite 

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

called also disthene

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Other Words from cyanite

cyanitic \¦sīə¦nitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for cyanite

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

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