from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless to white lustrous crystalline mineral, Na2B4O7·4H2O, that is a major source of ore of boron.
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- n. A hydrated borate mineral, Na2B4O6(OH)2, originally discovered in the Mojave Desert.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a light soft mineral consisting of hydrated sodium borate in crystalline form; an important source of boron
After Kern, a county of southern California.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Kern County, California. (Wiktionary)