plural -s
: a yellow resinous hydrocarbon that is a variety of retinite and that is found in a region of central Europe about the upper valley of the Oder river

Word History


German muckit, from H. Muck, 19th century German mineralogist, its discoverer + German -it -ite

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“Muckite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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