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rhabd- +‎ -ite


rhabdite (plural rhabdites)

  1. (zoology) A minute smooth rod-like or fusiform structure found in the tissues of many Turbellaria.
  2. (zoology) One of the hard parts forming the ovipositor of insects.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rhabdite in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Further reading[edit]

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