Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variety of pyroxene of a greenish-white color. Also called alalite and, more commonly, diopside.

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

  • noun (Min.) A variety of pyroxene, from the Mussa Alp in Piedmont; diopside.

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

  • noun mineralogy A variety of pyroxene; diopside.

Etymologies

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Mussa +‎ -ite, since it comes from the Mussa Alp in Piedmont.

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