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  • n. A monoclinic-domatic mineral containing aluminum, calcium, hydrogen, oxygen, and silicon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A zeolitic mineral occuring in delicate radiating groups of white crystals. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and lime. Called also lime mesotype.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the zeolite group of minerals, a hydrous silicate of aluminium and calcium, occurring in acicular crystals, also fibrous and radiated massive, commonly white. Early called lime-mesotype.
  • n. In botany, the vermiform archicarp of the fungus Ascobolus, a name proposed by Tulasne. It is a structure composed of a chain of cells developed from the end of a branch of the mycelium.

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