Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as pollux, 3.

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

  • noun (Min.) A colorless transparent mineral, resembling quartz, occurring with castor or castorite on the island of Elba. It is a silicate of alumina and cæsia. Called also pollux.

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  • noun mineralogy A colorless transparent mineral of the zeolite family consisting of hydrous cesium aluminum silicate and occurring massive or crystallizing in cubes.

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

  • noun a rare mineral that is an important source of cesium

Etymologies

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Latin Polluc-, Pollux Pollux + English -ite (after German pollux pollucite)

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