from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A gray, green, or brown mineral similar to mica, formed by chemical alteration of other minerals, such as cordierite.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any fossil wood which exhibits traces of having belonged to the pine family.
- n. A sweet white crystalline substance extracted from the gum of a species of pine (Pinus lambertina), isomeric with quercite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A compact granular cryptocrystalline mineral of a dull grayish or greenish white color. It is a hydrous alkaline silicate, and is derived from the alteration of other minerals, as iolite.
- n. Any fossil wood which exhibits traces of having belonged to the Pine family.
- n. A sweet white crystalline substance extracted from the gum of a species of pine (Pinus Lambertina). It is isomeric with, and resembles, quercite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hydrous silicate of aluminium and potassium, occurring massive of a white to gray or green or brown color and dull waxy luster.
- n. A variety of sugar derived from hexahydrobenzene, C6H6(OH)5(OCH3), which exudes from wounds in the California sugar-pine, Pinus Lambertiana.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. grey or green or brown mineral similar to mica and containing aluminum and potassium sulphates
After Pini, a mine in Saxony.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
pine + -ite (Wiktionary)