homilite

noun

hom·​i·​lite
-ˌlīt
plural -s
: a mineral (Ca,Fe)3Al5B2Si2O16 consisting of a black or blackish brown iron calcium borosilicate

Word History

Etymology

German or Swedish homilit, from Greek homilein + German or Swedish -it -ite

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“Homilite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homilite. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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