Definitions

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  • n. A soft lead sulfate carbonate hydroxide mineral.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mineral of a yellowish or greenish white color, consisting of the sulphate and carbonate of lead; -- so called from having been first found at Leadhills, Scotland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sulphato-carbonate of lead occurring in transparent white to yellow or greenish crystals.

Etymologies

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Leadhills, Scotland, where it was discovered, and -ite.

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