Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A coarse massive variety of nephelite, of a waxy, greasy luster, and presenting various shades of green, gray, and red.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A variety of hephelite, usually massive, of greasy luster, and gray to reddish color.
  • noun a kind of syenite characterized by the presence of elæolite.

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  • noun mineralogy A variety of hephelite, usually massive and of a greasy lustre and grey to reddish colour.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek olive oil, oil +‎ -lite.

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