goyazite

noun

goy·​a·​zite
ˈgȯi(y)əˌzīt
plural -s
: a mineral SrAl3(PO4)2(OH)5.H2O consisting of a granular yellowish white hydrous strontium aluminum phosphate

Word History

Etymology

French goyazite, from Goyaz (Goiaz), state in Brazil + French -ite

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.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near goyazite

Cite this Entry

“Goyazite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goyazite. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!