diaspore

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek διασπείρειυ (diaspeíreiu, to scatter), describing its decrepitation on heating.

Noun[edit]

diaspore (plural diaspores)

  1. A natural hydrate of aluminium, sometimes forming stalactites.
  2. A gemstone consisting of hydrate of aluminium in crystal form.
  3. (botany) seeds and fruit together regarded as a dispersal unit.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Diaspore” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • diaspore mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

diaspore f

  1. plural of diaspora

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