hornblende

noun
horn·blende | \ ˈhȯrn-ˌblend \

Definition of hornblende 

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

Other words from hornblende

hornblendic \hȯrn-ˈblen-dik \ adjective

First Known Use of hornblende

1770, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hornblende

German

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