amianthus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀμίαντος ‎(amíantos, undefiled), from ἀ- ‎(a-, not) + μιαίνω ‎(miaínō, I defile).

Noun[edit]

amianthus ‎(uncountable)

  1. a type of asbestos with long, soft, thin fibers

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