from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A black, crystalline sorosilicate of iron and calcium

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A silicate of iron and lime occurring in black prismatic crystals and columnar masses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A silicate of iron and calcium occurring in black prismatic crystals. It is found in the island of Elba and elsewhere. Also called lievrite and yenite.


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