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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“Cyanite.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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