schorl

noun
\ ˈshȯr(-ə)l How to pronounce schorl (audio) \

Definition of schorl

: tourmaline especially : tourmaline of the black variety

First Known Use of schorl

1779, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schorl

German Schörl

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“Schorl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schorl. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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