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moss agate

Syllabification: moss ag·ate

Definition of moss agate in English:

noun

Agate with mosslike dendritic inclusions.
Example sentences
  • The branching dendrites found in moss agate were created by mineral deposits of manganese and iron trapped in fissures within the rock.

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