plural -s
often capitalized
: a mineral (K,Na)2Pb(SO4)2 that is a sulfate of lead, sodium, and potassium usually with only a little sodium

Word History


French palmiérite, from Luigi Palmieri †1896 Italian meteorologist + French -ite

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“Palmierite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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