Epidotic Ep`i*dot"ic,, a. Related to, resembling, or containing epidote; as, an epidotic granite. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • epidotic — / dotˈ/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑epidote …   Useful english dictionary

  • epidotic — See epidote. * * * …   Universalium

  • epidote — epidotic /ep i dot ik/, adj. /ep i doht /, n. a mineral, calcium aluminum iron silicate, Ca2(Al, Fe)3Si3O12(OH), occurring in green prismatic crystals. [1800 10; < F épidote < Gk *epidotós given besides, increased (verbid of epididónai), equiv.… …   Universalium

  • Hildasay — Infobox Scottish island | latitude=60.14 longitude= 1.36 GridReference=HU355403 celtic name= norse name=Hildasey meaning of name= battle island, or island of Hilda area= 108 ha area rank=144 highest elevation= 32 m Population=0 population rank=… …   Wikipedia

  • epidote — /ˈɛpidoʊt/ (say epeedoht) noun a mineral, calcium aluminium iron silicate, Ca2(Al, Fe)3Si3O12 (OH), occurring in yellowish green prismatic crystals. {French, from Greek epididonai increase} –epidotic /ɛpiˈdɒtɪk/ (say epee dotik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • epidote — [ep′ə dōt΄] n. [Fr épidote < Gr epididonai, to give besides, increase < epi , over + didonai, to give (see DATE1): so named by R. J. Haüy (1743 1822), Fr mineralogist; from the enlarged base of some of the crystal forms] hydrous calcium… …   English World dictionary

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