noun fair·child·ite \ˈfa(a)rˌchīlˌdīt, ˈferˌ-\

Definition of fairchildite



  1. :  a mineral K2Ca(CO3)2 consisting of carbonate of potassium and calcium that is found in fused wood ash in partly burned trees

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Origin and Etymology of fairchildite

John G. Fairchild, born 1882 American chemist + English -ite

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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