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pistacite

Line breaks: pis¦ta|cite
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪstəsʌɪt
 
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Definition of pistacite in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A green iron-rich variety of epidote.
Example sentences
  • This is a showy specimen, well crystallized on both sides, with perfect, clear Quartz and green Pistacite.

Origin

early 19th century: from German Pistazit, from Latin pistacia 'pistachio' (because of its colour) + -ite1.

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