from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lead-gray mineral, Sb2S3, that is the chief source of antimony.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A grey mineral, Sb2S3, that is the main ore of antimony; used in ancient times as the cosmetic kohl.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mineral of a lead-gray color and brilliant metallic luster, occurring in prismatic crystals; sulphide of antimony; -- called also antimony glance, and gray antimony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Native antimony trisulphid (Sb2S3), a mineral usually occurring in orthorhombic crystals, sometimes of great size, often acicular; and also massive. See cut under acicular.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft grey mineral; the chief ore of antimony
French stibine, stibnite (from Latin stibium, antimony; see stibine) + -ite1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)