noun di·op·side \dī-ˈäp-ˌsīd\

Definition of diopside

  1. :  a green to white mineral that consists of pyroxene containing little or no aluminum


play \ˌdī-ˌäp-ˈsi-dik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of diopside

French, from di- + Greek opsis appearance — more at optic

First Known Use: circa 1808

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