from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A variety of hephelite, usually massive and of a greasy lustre and grey to reddish colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A variety of hephelite, usually massive, of greasy luster, and gray to reddish color.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse massive variety of nephelite, of a waxy, greasy luster, and presenting various shades of green, gray, and red.
Ancient Greek olive oil, oil + -lite. (Wiktionary)