uva·​rov·​ite yü-ˈvär-ə-ˌvīt How to pronounce uvarovite (audio)
: an emerald green calcium-chromium garnet

Word History


German Uwarowit, from Count Sergei S. Uvarov †1855 Russian statesman

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uvarovite was in 1837

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“Uvarovite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uvarovite. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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