dimorphite

noun
di·​mor·​phite | \ -fīt \
plural -s

Definition of dimorphite

: a mineral As4S3 consisting of arsenic sulfide originally thought to be one of two dimorphous substances

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History and Etymology for dimorphite

obsolete English dimorphine dimorphite (from Italian dimorfina, from dimorf- —from Greek dimorphos —+ -ina -ine) + English -ite

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“Dimorphite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimorphite. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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