enhydros

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

enhydros (plural enhydroses)

  1. A geode of chalcedony containing trapped water.
    • 1875: William Whitaker, B.A., F.G.S., ed, The Geological Record for 1874: An Account of Works on Geology, Minerology, and Palæontology published during the year
      ... the liquid obtained from the cavities of a specimen of enhydros, or "water-stone." It consists of clear water containing in solution a small proportion of certain salts, apparently the chlorides and sulphates of sodium, magnesium, and calcium.

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