Chesterlite Ches"ter*lite, n. [See {-lite}.] A variety of feldspar found in crystals in the county of Chester, Pennsylvania. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • chesterlite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • -lite — suffix forming names of minerals (rhyolite; zeolite). Etymology: F f. Gk lithos stone * * * noun combining form also lyte ˌlīt, usu īd.+V Etymology: French lite, alteration of lithe, from Greek …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.