marcassite

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Medieval Latin marchasita, from Arabic مَرْقَشِيطَا (marqašīṭā), مَرْقَشِيتَا (marqašītā), ultimately from Persian

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Noun[edit]

marcassite f (plural marcassites)

  1. (mineralogy) marcasite

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