Definitions

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  • n. A rare mineral consisting of cerium, lanthanum and calcium fluorocarbonate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rare fluocarbonate of the metals of the cerium group, occurring in hexagonal crystals of a yellowish color in the emerald-mines of the United States of Colombia.

Etymologies

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Paris +‎ -ite

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  • or le gratin parisien

    December 25, 2007

  • A native of Paris. See parisienne for something a bit more elegante.

    December 25, 2007