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  • n. Dated form of asbestos.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of amphibole or of pyroxene, occurring in long and delicate fibers, or in fibrous masses or seams, usually of a white, gray, or green-gray color. The name is also given to a similar variety of serpentine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See asbestos.

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