sepiolite

noun

se·​pi·​o·​lite ˈsē-pē-ə-ˌlīt How to pronounce sepiolite (audio)

Examples of sepiolite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within the complex, a small bazaar is set up for artisans to sell carpets, glass, and jewelry made of sepiolite, a white local stone of which Eskişehir produces the most in the world. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Feb. 2020

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Word History

Etymology

German Sepiolith, from Greek sēpion cuttlebone (from sēpia) + German -lith -lite

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sepiolite was in 1854

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“Sepiolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sepiolite. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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