Definitions

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  • n. A variety of mimetite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mineral, a variety of mimetite or arsenate of lead, in which phosphorus largely replaces arsenic. It is found in Cumberland, England. The crystals are curved; hence the name.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek καμπούρα ("bent"), on account of the barrel-shaped bend of its crystals.

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  • a 'curved light'???

    July 9, 2010