plural -s
: a brown, pinkish, or yellowish white hydrous phosphate (Ce, Y, La, etc.,)(PO4).H2O of cerium, yttrium, and rare-earth elements occurring massive

Word History


German rhabdophan, from rhabd- + -phan -phane

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“Rhabdophane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhabdophane. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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