ganister

noun
gan·is·ter | \ˈga-nə-stər \
variants: or less commonly gannister

Definition of ganister 

: a fine-grained quartzite used in the manufacture of refractory brick

First Known Use of ganister

1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ganister

of obscure origin

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