noun fisch·er·ite \ˈfishəˌrīt\

Definition of fischerite



  1. :  a mineral AlPO4·Al(OH)3+212 H2O consisting of a green basic aluminum phosphate perhaps identical with wavellite

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of fischerite

German fischerit, from Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim †1853 German naturalist + German -it -ite

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fischerite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!