Molybdenite Mo*lyb"de*nite, n. [Cf. F. molybd['e]nite. See {Molybdena}.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in soft, lead-gray, foliated masses or scales, resembling graphite; sulphide of molybdenum. [1913 Webster]

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  • molybdenite — noun Etymology: New Latin molybdena Date: 1837 a metallic gray usually foliated mineral consisting of molybdenum disulfide that is a major ore of molybdenum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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