muscovite

noun mus·co·vite \ ˈməs-kə-ˌvīt \

Definition of muscovite

1 capitalized
a : a native or resident of the ancient principality of Moscow or of the city of Moscow
b : russian
2
[muscovy (glass)]
: a colorless to pale brown form of mica consisting of a silicate of aluminum and potassium

Muscovite

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of muscovite

Medieval Latin or New Latin Muscovia, Moscovia Moscow


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