sinopite

noun
sin·​o·​pite | \ ˈsinəˌpīt \
plural -s

Definition of sinopite

: a brick-red ferruginous clay used by the ancients as a paint

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History and Etymology for sinopite

German sinopit, from Latin sinopis + German -it -ite

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“Sinopite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinopite. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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