Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Columbite.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of a branch of Monophysites, founded by Stephanus Niobes in the sixth century, who opposed the views of the Severians (see Severian).
  • noun Same as columbite.

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

  • noun (Min.) Same as columbite.

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

  • noun The mineral columbite.

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

  • noun a black mineral that is an ore of niobium and tantalum

Etymologies

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

[niob(ium) + –ite.]

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