Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dark variety of spinel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of spinel, of a dark color, found at Candy, in Ceylon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of spinel from Candy, Ceylon. Also called ceylonite or ceylanite.

Etymologies

Candy +‎ -ite, from an old name for Kandy, Sri Lanka, where it was found. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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