kernite

noun

kern·​ite ˈkər-ˌnīt How to pronounce kernite (audio)
: a colorless to white mineral that consists of a hydrous borate of sodium

Word History

Etymology

Kern County, California

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kernite was in 1927

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“Kernite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kernite. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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