Definition of muscovite
1 capitalized a : a native or resident of the ancient principality of Moscow or of the city of Moscowb : russian
2 [muscovy (glass)] : a colorless to pale brown form of mica consisting of a silicate of aluminum and potassium
Origin and Etymology of muscovite
Medieval Latin or New Latin Muscovia, Moscovia Moscow
First Known Use: 1535See Words from the same year
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