Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hydrated silicate mineral found in sodium- and calcium-dominated forms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A whitish, reddish, or yellowish, transparent or translucent mineral, allied to chabazite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mineral found in Ireland, the Faroe Islands, and some other places. It belongs to the zeolite group, and is a hydrated silicate of calcium and aluminium. It is related to chabazite.

Etymologies

Armand Levy (1794-1841), French mineralogist. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.