Definition of peacock ore in English:

peacock ore

Syllabification: pea·cock ore


  • another term for bornite, so named for its iridescence.
    More example sentences
    • The names of the ores of copper point to gentle Venus qualities: azurite, malachite, turquoise, chalcopyrite and peacock ore.

More definitions of peacock ore

Definition of peacock ore in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space