Polymnite
Polymnite Pol"ym*nite, n. [Gr. ? full of moss; poly`s much + ? moss.] (Min.) A stone marked with dendrites and black lines, and so disposed as to represent rivers, marshes, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • polymnite — noun A stone marked with dendrites and black lines, and so disposed as to represent rivers, marshes, etc …   Wiktionary

  • polymnite — pol·ym·nite …   English syllables

  • polymnite — ˈpälə̇mˌnīt, pəˈlim noun ( s) Etymology: Greek polymnios full of moss (from poly + mnion moss, seaweed) + English ite more at mnium : a stone marked with dendrites and black lines so disposed as to suggest rivers and marshes …   Useful english dictionary

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