ri|pid|o|lite

ri|pid|o|lite
ri|pid|o|lite «rih PIHD uh lyt, ry-», noun.
a mineral, a variety of chlorite; clinochlore.
[< German Ripidolith (with English -lite) < Greek rhipís, -idis fan + líthos stone]

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  • le|pid|o|lite — «luh PIHD uh lyt, LEHP uh duh », noun. a mineral, a variety of mica containing lithium, commonly occurring in lilac, rose colored, or grayish white scaly masses. ╂[< Greek lepís, ídos scale1 + English lite] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pid — an·as·pid; as·pid·i·nol; as·pid·i·o·tus; ceph·a·las·pid; col·pid·i·um; cre·pid·u·la; cu·pid; cu·pid·i·ty; cus·pid; cy·dip·pid; cy·dip·pid·ea; di·as·pid; dil·e·pid·i·dae; do·rip·pid; em·pid; em·pid·i·dae; hip·pid·i·on; hip·pid·i·um; his·pid;… …   English syllables

  • lite — lith·i·oph·i·lite; lon·gu·lite; loy·o·lite; lu·cul·lite; mal·a·co·lite; man·ga·no·phyl·lite; ma·ri·a·lite; mar·mo·lite; mel·i·lite; mel·li·lite; mel·lite; men·i·lite; mer·cal·lite; meso·lite; me·tab·o·lite; me·te·or·o·lite; me·trop·o·lite;… …   English syllables

  • lepidolite — le·pid·o·lite …   English syllables

  • ripidolite — ri·pid·o·lite …   English syllables

  • o — abi·o·log·i·cal; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom; ab·o·li·tion·ism; ab·o·li·tion·ist; ab·o·li·tion·ize; ab·o·ma·sal; ab·o·ma·sum; ac·an·thol·o·gy; ac·an·thop·o·dous; acar·i·dol·o·gist; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; acar·i·o·sis;… …   English syllables

  • ri — abac·te·ri·al; ab·de·ri·an; ab·ka·ri; ac·an·thop·te·ri; ac·an·thu·ri·dae; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·ces·so·ri·al; ac·ces·so·ri·us; ac·ci·pit·ri·dae; ac·cus·a·to·ri·al; acera·the·ri·um;… …   English syllables

  • clinochlore — Ripidolite Ri*pid o*lite, n. [Gr. ???. ???. fan + lite.] (Min.) A translucent mineral of a green color and micaceous structure, belonging to the chlorite group; a hydrous silicate of alumina, magnesia, and iron; called also {clinochlore}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lepidolite — Le*pid o*lite (l[ e]*p[i^]d [ o]*l[imac]t; 277), n. [Gr. lepi s i dos, a scale + lite: cf. F. l[ e]pidolithe.] (Min.) A species of mica, of a lilac or rose violet color, containing lithia. It usually occurs in masses consisting of small scales.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ripidolite — Ri*pid o*lite, n. [Gr. ???. ???. fan + lite.] (Min.) A translucent mineral of a green color and micaceous structure, belonging to the chlorite group; a hydrous silicate of alumina, magnesia, and iron; called also {clinochlore}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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