Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See scapolite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The common greyish or white variety of soapolite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The common grayish or white variety of soapolite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of scapolite.

Etymologies

After Abraham Gottlob Werner (1750-1817), German mineralogist.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See Wernerian. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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