noun ec·de·mite \ekˈdēˌmīt, ˈekdəˌm-\
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\ekˈdēˌmīt, ˈekdəˌm-\

Definition of ecdemite



  1. :  a yellow or green lead arsenate and chloride of uncertain composition occurring in crystals, masses, and crusts

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Origin and Etymology of ecdemite

Swedish ekdemit, from Greek ekdēmos being away from home (from ek + dēmos deme, populace) + Swedish -it -ite — more at dem-

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capable of being understood in two ways

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