Definition of mellite
1 : a honey-colored mineral Al2C12O12.18H2O that is a hydrous aluminum mellitate found in brown coal and is in part a product of vegetable decomposition
2 [International Scientific Vocabulary mell- + -ite] : a medicinal preparation containing honey
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Origin and Etymology of mellite
New Latin mellites, from mell- + -ites -ite; translation of German honigstein
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