limonitic
adjective see limonite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • limonitic — adj. of limonite (iron oxide mineral) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • limonitic — li·mo·nit·ic …   English syllables

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  • limonite — noun Etymology: German Limonit, from Greek leimōn wet meadow; akin to Greek limnē pool Date: 1823 a native hydrous ferric oxide of variable composition that is an ore of iron • limonitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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