Definition of vulcanite in English:

vulcanite

Syllabification: vul·can·ite
Pronunciation: /ˈvəlkəˌnīt
 
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noun

  • Hard black vulcanized rubber.
    More example sentences
    • The first synthetic material to be used in flute-making was ebonite, also known as vulcanite.
    • There is jewelry incorporating hair, enamel, engraving, casting, and die-stamping, as well as objects made from unusual materials such as tortoiseshell, wood, and vulcanite.
    • Tortoiseshell, vulcanite, wood, and coral became part of the new jewelry repertory.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Vulcan + -ite1.

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