Definition of thulite
: a mineral consisting of a rose-red variety of zoisite found in Tellemarken, Norway, and elsewhere and occasionally cut for use in jewelry
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Origin and Etymology of thulite
Latin Thule, northernmost part of the habitable world + English -ite
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