chrysolite

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French crisolite, from Medieval Latin crisolitus, Latin chrȳsolithus, from Ancient Greek χρῡσόλιθος (khrūsólithos), from χρῡσός (khrūsós, gold) + λίθος (líthos, stone). Surface analysis chryso- (pertaining to gold) + -lite (pertaining to rocks, minerals).

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Noun[edit]

chrysolite (plural chrysolites)

  1. (mineralogy) Originally, any of various green-coloured gems; later specifically peridot.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

chrȳsolite

  1. vocative singular of chrȳsolitus