Definition of galactite
: an unidentified soluble stone possibly of calcium nitrate whose milky solution gave rise to many legends and superstitions in medieval times
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Origin and Etymology of galactite
Middle French or Latin; Middle French galactite, from Latin galactites, from Greek galaktitēs (lithos) stone that makes water milky, from galakt-, gala milk
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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