hypersthene

noun hy·per·sthene \ ˈhī-pərs-ˌthēn \

Definition of hypersthene

: an orthorhombic grayish or greenish black or dark brown pyroxene

hypersthenic

play \ˌhī-pərs-ˈthe-nik, -ˈthē-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hypersthene

French hypersthène, from Greek hyper- + sthenos strength


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