plural -s
: a mineral Na3Fe(SO4)3.3H2O consisting of a greenish or white sodium ferric iron double sulfate usually occurring in spherical forms

Word History


alteration (influenced by ferri) of ferronatrite, from ferro- + natron + -ite

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ferrinatrite was in 1905

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“Ferrinatrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferrinatrite. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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