heliolite

noun (1)
he·​li·​o·​lite | \ ˈhēlēəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of heliolite

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a fossil coral of the family Heliolitidae

heliolite

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of heliolite (Entry 2 of 2)

: aventurine feldspar

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History and Etymology for heliolite

Noun (1)

New Latin Heliolites, genus of corals, from heli- entry 1 + -lites (probably from French -lithe -lite)

Noun (2)

French héliolite, from hélio- heli- entry 1 + -lite

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“Heliolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heliolite. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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