noun gil·les·pite \gə̇ˈleˌspīt\

Definition of gillespite



  1. :  a mineral BaFeSi4O10 consisting of a micaceous silicate of barium and iron

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Origin and Etymology of gillespite

Frank Gillespie, 20th century American collector of mineralogical specimens + English -ite

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a trip made at another's expense

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