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

Definition of humboldtine



  1. :  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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