noun sena·ite \ˈsenəˌīt, ˈsān-\

Definition of senaite



  1. :  a mineral (Fe,Mn,Pb)TiO3 consisting of an oxide of iron, manganese, lead, and titanium occurring in black rounded crystals and fragments in the diamond-bearing sands of Minas Geraes, Brazil

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Origin and Etymology of senaite

Joachim da Costa Sena, 19th century Brazilian mineralogist + English -ite

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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