Edenite
Edenite E"den*ite, n. [From Edenville, N. Y.] (Min.) A variety of amphibole. See {Amphibole}. [1913 Webster]

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  • edenite — eden·ite …   English syllables

  • edenite — ˈēdənˌīt noun ( s) Etymology: German edenit, from Edenville, New York + German it ite : a light colored variety of aluminous amphibole …   Useful english dictionary

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