uvarovite

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noun uva·rov·ite \yü-ˈvär-ə-ˌvīt, ü-\

Definition of uvarovite

  1. :  an emerald green calcium-chromium garnet

Origin and Etymology of uvarovite

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


First Known Use: 1837


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