sepiolite

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English[edit]

Sepiolite
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Etymology[edit]

From its resemblance to cuttlefish bone

Noun[edit]

sepiolite (plural sepiolites)

  1. (mineralogy) A hydrated magnesium silicate, claylike mineral used for carving into decorative articles and smoking pipes

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

seppia +‎ -lite

Noun[edit]

sepiolite f (plural sepioliti)

  1. (mineralogy) sepiolite, meerschaum