Paragonite Pa*rag"o*nite, n. [From Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to mislead.] (Min.) A kind of mica related to muscovite, but containing soda instead of potash. It is characteristic of the paragonite schist of the Alps. [1913 Webster]

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  • paragonite — pl.f. paragoniti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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