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  • n. An olive-green fibrous variety of hornblende.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An olive-green fibrous variety of hornblende.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An olive-green variety of actinolite, in long, fine, capillary crystals, from St. Gotthard, Tyrol, and from Dauphiné. Also called amiantus.

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