noun fluo·cerite \¦flüə+\
variants: less commonly



Definition of fluocerite



  1. :  a mineral (Ce,La,Nd)F3 consisting of reddish yellow fluoride of cerium and related metals

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Origin and Etymology of fluocerite

fluocerite from German fluozerit, modification (influenced by -it -ite) of French fluocérine, from fluo- + cérine cerine; fluocerine from French fluocérine

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