melanitic
adjective see melanite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • melanitic — adjective see melanite * * * melanitic, a. (mɛləˈnɪtɪk) [f. melanite2+ ic.] Pertaining to, resembling, or containing melanite. In recent Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • melanitic — See melanite. * * * …   Universalium

  • melanitic — mel·a·nit·ic …   English syllables

  • melanite — melanitic /mel euh nit ik/, adj. /mel euh nuyt /, n. Mineral. a deep black variety of andradite garnet. [1800 10; MELAN + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • melanite — noun Etymology: German Melanit, from melan Date: circa 1807 a black andradite garnet • melanitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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