noun mi·rab·i·lite \mə̇ˈrabəˌlīt\

Definition of mirabilite



  1. :  a mineral Na2SO4.10H2O consisting of hydrous sodium sulfate occurring as a deposit from saline lakes, playas, and springs and as an efflorescence

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Origin and Etymology of mirabilite

German mirabilit, from New Latin mirabile (in sal mirabile Glauber's salt, literally, wonderful salt) (from Latin, neuter of mirabilis wonderful) + German -it -ite

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to criticize severely

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