viséite

noun vi·sé·ite \vēˈzāˌīt\

Definition of viséite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Ca5Al10(PO4)6(SiO4)3(OH)10.20–25H2O consisting of a hydrous hydroxide phosphate and silicate of aluminum and calcium

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of viséite

French, from Visé, town in Belgium, its locality + French -ite


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up viséite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!