from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hydrous copper arseniate of an emerald-green colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hydrous arseniate of copper, of an emerald-green color; -- so called from Erin, or Ireland, where it occurs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A basic copper arsenate occurring in green mammillary crystalline forms: from Cornwall, but earlier supposed to come from Ireland, hence the name.


Erin +‎ -ite, referring to Ireland, where it occurs. (Wiktionary)


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