Spathic
Spathic Spath"ic, a. [Cf. F. spathique, fr. F. & G. spath spar.] Like spar; foliated or lamellar; spathose. [1913 Webster]

{Spathic iron} (Min.), siderite. See {Siderite} (a) . [1913 Webster]


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  • spathic — [spath′ik] adj. [Ger spath, obs. sp. for spat,SPAR1 < MHG spat (for IE base see SPADE1) + IC] Mineralogy of or like spar …   English World dictionary

  • spathic — adjective a) Having good cleavage. Stephanie pressed Steves 25 inch chest (64 cm) into the crevice between her own spathic, hypertrophied milk producing organs. b) Having attractive cleavage of the breasts. So? Any of you out there wanna… …   Wiktionary

  • spathic — adj. (of a mineral) like spar (see SPAR(3)), esp. in cleavage. Phrases and idioms: spathic iron ore = SIDERITE. Derivatives: spathose adj. Etymology: spath spar f. G Spath …   Useful english dictionary

  • spathic — /spath ik/, adj. Mineral. like spar. [1780 90; < G Spat (earlier sp. Spath) spar + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • spathic — adj. like a spar; resembling a mineral spar …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spathic — a. Foliated, lamellar, spathose, sparry …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spathic — spath·ic …   English syllables

  • spathic — /ˈspæθɪk/ (say spathik) adjective Mineralogy like spar. Also, spathose /ˈspæθoʊs/ (say spathohs). {German Spath spar + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Spathic iron — Spathic Spath ic, a. [Cf. F. spathique, fr. F. & G. spath spar.] Like spar; foliated or lamellar; spathose. [1913 Webster] {Spathic iron} (Min.), siderite. See {Siderite} (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spathic iron — noun or spathic iron ore : siderite * * * spathic iron noun Another name for ↑siderite (see under ↑sidero ) • • • Main Entry: ↑spathic …   Useful english dictionary

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