Mundic Mun"dic, n. Iron pyrites, or arsenical pyrites; -- so called by the Cornish miners. [1913 Webster]

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  • mundic — mun·dic …   English syllables

  • mundic — /ˈmʌndɪk/ (say mundik) noun → iron pyrites. Also, mundick. {British dialect (Cornish) …   Australian English dictionary

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  • white mundic — /waɪt ˈmʌndɪk/ (say wuyt mundik) noun → arsenopyrite …   Australian English dictionary

  • white mundic — noun : arsenopyrite …   Useful english dictionary

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