Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A translucent variety of serpentine of a honey-yellow or greenish-yellow colour, with a waxy resinous lustre.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A translucent variety of serpentine, of a honey yellow or greenish yellow color, having a waxy resinlike luster.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A green translucent variety of serpentine, from Canada, having a resinous aspect.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek for "resin" + -lite. (Wiktionary)

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