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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A massive impure apatite, or calcium phosphate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A massive impure apatite, or calcium phosphate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An earthy kind of calcium phosphate, probably resulting from the alteration of apatite, occurring near Hanau in Prussia and at Amberg in Bavaria.

Etymologies

osteo- + -lite (Wiktionary)

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