epidote

noun ep·i·dote \ ˈe-pə-ˌdōt \

Definition of epidote

: a yellowish-green mineral Ca2(Al,Fe)3Si3O12OH usually occurring in grains or columnar masses and sometimes used as a gemstone

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Origin and Etymology of epidote

French épidote, from Greek epididonai to give in addition, from epi- + didonai to give — more at date


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