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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Native calcium oxalate, a rare mineral occurring in monoclinic crystals, colorless or white with brilliant luster.

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

  • noun (Min.) Calcium oxalate, occurring in colorless or white monoclinic crystals.

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  • noun mineralogy A mineral, hydrated calcium oxalate.

Etymologies

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Whewell +‎ -ite, after William Whewell (1794-1866), an English mineralogist.

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