rooseveltite

noun

roo·​se·​velt·​ite
-lˌtīt
plural -s
: a bismuth arsenate found in Santiaguilo, Potosí, and Bolivia

Word History

Etymology

F. D. Roosevelt + English -ite

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rooseveltite was in 1947

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“Rooseveltite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rooseveltite. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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