noun dys·cra·site \ˈdiskrəˌsīt\

Definition of dyscrasite



  1. :  a native compound Ag3Sb of antimony and silver usually massive and silver-white

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Origin and Etymology of dyscrasite

alteration of French discrase (from dis- dys- + crase, from Greek krasis mixing, combination) + English -ite

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capable of being understood in two ways

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