humboldtine

noun hum·boldt·ine \ ˈhəmˌbōlˌtēn , -ltᵊn \

Definition of humboldtine

plural -s
:a mineral FeC2O4.2H2O consisting of ferrous oxalate

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Origin and Etymology of humboldtine

French humboldtine, from Baron Alexander von Humboldt †1859 German naturalist and traveler + French -ine


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