scap|o|lite «SKAP uh lyt», noun.
any one of a group of minerals of variable composition, essentially silicates of aluminum, calcium, and sodium, occurring in tetragonal crystals and also massive, such as wernerite.
[< German Skapolith < Greek skâpos shaft (with English -lite)]

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  • scap — in·fra·scap·u·la·ris; land·scap·er; land·scap·ist; pre·scap·u·la; pro·scap·u·la; scap·a·no·rhyn·chus; scap·a·nus; scap·el; scap; scap·o·lite; scap·o·lit·iza·tion; scap·u·la; scap·u·la·re; scap·u·lary; scap·u·late; scap·u·lat·ed; scap·u·let;… …   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

  • scapolite — scap·o·lite …   English syllables

  • scapolite — scap•o•lite [[t]ˈskæp əˌlaɪt[/t]] n. mir any of a group of tetragonal minerals consisting of various silicates of aluminum, calcium, and sodium with chlorine or carbonate, usu. occurring as aggregates in marble • Etymology: 1795–1805; < G… …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • Scapolite — Scap o*lite (sk[a^]p [ o]*l[imac]t), n. [Gr. ? a staff, or L. scapus a stem, stalk + lite: cf. F. scapolite.] (Mon.) A grayish white mineral occuring in tetragonal crystals and in cleavable masses. It is essentially a silicate of alumina and soda …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a — acar·a·pis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·rine; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·a·ro·ce·cid·i·um; ac·a·roid; ac·a·rol·o·gist; ac·a·rol·o·gy; ac·a·ro·pho·bia; ac·a·rus; acat·a·lep·sy; acat·a·lex·is;… …   English syllables

  • li — 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; acan·tho·ceph·a·li; acan·tho·li·mon; aceph·a·li·na; acet·y·li·za·tion; acho·li; ade·lo·spon·dy·li; ae·go·li·us; ae·o·li·an·ly; ae·tha·li·oid;… …   English syllables

  • lar — acap·su·lar; acel·lu·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; acic·u·lar; ac·i·no·tu·bu·lar; ad·mi·nic·u·lar; ad·u·lar·ia; ae·dic·u·lar; afla·gel·lar; aglo·mer·u·lar; agui·lar·ite; ali·vin·cu·lar; al·lar·gan·do; al·ve·o·lar·i·form; am·phi·sty·lar; …   English syllables

  • er — er·i·an·thus; er·ic; er·i·ca; er·i·ca·ce·ae; er·i·cad; er·i·ca·les; er·i·ce·tal; er·i·ce·tic·o·lous; er·i·coid; er·i·co·phyte; erig·er·on; er·i·glos·sa; er·ik·ite; er·i·na·ceous; er·i·na·ceus; er·in·ite; er·i·nose; er·i·o·bot·rya;… …   English syllables

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