plural -s
: a mineral (K, Na, Fe)5Fe3(SO4)6(OH)2.9H2O(?) consisting of a basic hydrous sulfate of iron, sodium, and potassium

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary meta- + volt- (from voltaite) + -ine

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“Metavoltine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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