uvarovite

noun
uva·​rov·​ite | \ yü-ˈvär-ə-ˌvīt How to pronounce uvarovite (audio) , ü- \

Definition of uvarovite

: an emerald green calcium-chromium garnet

First Known Use of uvarovite

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uvarovite

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

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“Uvarovite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uvarovite. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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