from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. fossil bone or tooth of a delicate blue color, sometimes used as an imitation of true turquoise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fossil bone or tooth colored bright-blue, probably by phosphate of iron: early used as an imitation of true turquoise. Sometimes called odontolite.
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