muckite

noun muck·ite \ˈməˌkīt, ˈmu̇ˌk-\

Definition of muckite

plural

-s

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of muckite

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


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