kernite

noun
kern·​ite | \ ˈkər-ˌnīt How to pronounce kernite (audio) \

Definition of kernite

: a colorless to white mineral that consists of a hydrous borate of sodium

First Known Use of kernite

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kernite

Kern County, California

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“Kernite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kernite. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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