noun pseu·do·malachite \¦sü(ˌ)dō+\

Definition of pseudomalachite

  1. :  a hydrous basic copper phosphate Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4.H2O(?) resembling malachite —called also dihydrite

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Origin and Etymology of pseudomalachite

German pseudomalachit, from pseud- + malachit malachite

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