noun na·crite \ˈnāˌkrīt\

Definition of nacrite



  1. :  a clay mineral Al2Si2O5(OH)4 consisting of hydrous silicate of aluminum and being polymorphous with kaolinite

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Origin and Etymology of nacrite

French, from nacre + -ite; from its pearly scales

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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