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selenitic

adjective sel·e·nit·ic \ ¦selə¦nitik \
variants: or less commonly selenitical \-tə̇kəl\

Definition of selenitic

: of, resembling, or containing selenite

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Origin and Etymology of selenitic

1selenite + -ic or -ical


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selenitic

adjective \ " \

Definition of selenitic

: of, relating to, or influenced by the moon

Origin and Etymology of selenitic

Greek selēnitēs of the moon + English -ic


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