phosphorite

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noun phos·pho·rite \ˈfäs-fə-ˌrīt\

Definition of phosphorite

  1. 1 :  a fibrous concretionary apatite

  2. 2 :  phosphate rock

phosphoritic

play \ˌfäs-fə-ˈri-tik\ adjective

1794

First Known Use of phosphorite

1794


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