Definition of kernite in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkəːnʌɪt


[mass noun]
  • A transparent crystalline mineral which consists of hydrated sodium borate and is a major source of borax.


early 20th century: from Kern (the name of the Californian county where it was discovered) + -ite1.

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