catlinite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Catlin +‎ -ite, after George Catlin, an American traveller.

Noun[edit]

catlinite (countable and uncountable, plural catlinites)

  1. A red clay from the Upper Missouri region, used by the natives for their pipes.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.