\\ˈməˌlīt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Mull, island off the west coast of Scotland + English -ite
: a mineral Al6Si2O13 consisting of a silicate of aluminum that is orthorhombic in form and resistant to corrosion and heat and is found naturally and also made synthetically for use as a refractory

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