mel·​lite | \ ˈmeˌlīt\
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for mellite

New Latin mellites, from mell- + -ites -ite; translation of German honigstein

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