Retinalite Re*tin"a*lite, n. [Gr. ???? resin + -lite.] (Min.) A translucent variety of serpentine, of a honey yellow or greenish yellow color, having a waxy resinlike luster. [1913 Webster]

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  • retinalite — re·tin·a·lite …   English syllables

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  • retin- — I. combining form or retini also retina Etymology: New Latin, from Greek rhētinē resin : resin …   Useful english dictionary

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