Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A liquid state.
  • noun Menstrual flux.
  • noun In mineralogy, fluor-spar.

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

  • noun obsolete A fluid state.
  • noun obsolete Menstrual flux; catamenia; menses.
  • noun (Min.) See Fluorite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Fluorite (symbol: F).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin, mineral belonging to a group used as fluxes, from Latin, a flowing, from fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.]

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