: tourmaline
especially : tourmaline of the black variety

Word History

Etymology

German Schörl

First Known Use

1779, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of schorl was in 1779

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

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