haematite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French hematite, from Latin (lapis) haematites, from Ancient Greek αἱματίτης ‎(haimatítēs) λίθος ‎(líthos, blood-red stone), from αἷμα ‎(haîma, blood).

Noun[edit]

haematite ‎(countable and uncountable, plural haematites)

  1. (chiefly British) Alternative spelling of hematite