\\ˈdräˌvīt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: German dravit, from the Drave or Drava river, Austria and Yugoslavia, its locality + German -it -ite
: a magnesium-containing tourmaline that is often brown in color

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/drah"vuyt/, n.
a brown variety of magnesium tourmaline.
[ < G Dravit. See DRAVA, -ITE1]

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