hornblende

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noun horn·blende \ˈhȯrn-ˌblend\

Definition of hornblende

  1. :  a mineral that is the common dark green to black variety of aluminous amphibole; broadly :  amphibole 2

hornblendic

play \hȯrn-ˈblen-dik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hornblende

German


First Known Use: 1770


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