fibroferrite

noun

fi·​bro·​fer·​rite
ˌfībrōˈfeˌrīt
: a mineral Fe(SO4)(OH).5H2O consisting of a fibrous hydrated basic ferric sulfate

Word History

Etymology

German fibroferrit, from fibr- + Latin ferrum iron + German -it -ite

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“Fibroferrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibroferrite. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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