noun fer·gha·nite \fərˈgäˌnīt, ˈfərgəˌn-\
variants: less commonly


\fərˈgäˌnīt, ˈfərgəˌn-\

Definition of ferghanite



  1. :  a mineral U3(VO4)2.6H2O consisting of a hydrated uranium vanadate occurring in sulfur-yellow scales

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Origin and Etymology of ferghanite

Russian ferganit, from Fergana, region in west central Asia + Russian -it -ite

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a trip made at another's expense

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