plural -s
: a mineral KLiMg2Si4O10F2 consisting of a silicate and fluoride of potassium, lithium, and magnesium of the mica group

Word History


tainio- (from Greek tainia band) + -lite; akin to Greek teinein to stretch

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“Tainiolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tainiolite. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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