en·​sta·​tite | \ ˈenztəˌtīt, ˈen(t)stə- \
plural -s

Definition of enstatite

: an orthorhombic mineral MgSiO3 of the pyroxene group consisting of magnesium silicate usually occurring massive and varying from grayish white to olive green and brown — compare bronzite

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Other Words from enstatite

enstatitic \ ¦⸗⸗¦titik \ adjective

History and Etymology for enstatite

German enstatit, from Greek enstatēs adversary + German -it -ite

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“Enstatite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enstatite. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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