from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lilac or pink to gray mineral of the mica group, K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2, used as lithium ore and in ceramic production.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pale lilac mica mineral that is a mixed basic fluoride and aluminosilicate of potassium, lithium and aluminium
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A species of mica, of a lilac or rose-violet color, containing lithia. It usually occurs in masses consisting of small scales. See mica.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lithia mica.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mineral of the mica group; an important source of lithium
lepido- + -lite.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)