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  • n. A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing aluminum, hydrogen, manganese, oxygen, and silicon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A silicate of aluminium occurring in fibrous crystalline aggregates resembling asbestos.

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