mullite

noun
mull·​ite | \ˈmə-ˌlīt \

Definition of mullite 

: a mineral that is an orthorhombic silicate of aluminum which is resistant to corrosion and heat and is used as a refractory

First Known Use of mullite

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mullite

Mull, island of the Inner Hebrides

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