adjective see olivine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • olivinitic — See olivinic. * * * …   Universalium

  • olivinitic — ol·i·vi·nit·ic …   English syllables

  • olivinitic — adjective see olivinic …   Useful english dictionary

  • olivine — noun Etymology: German Olivin, from Latin oliva Date: 1794 a usually greenish mineral that is a complex silicate of magnesium and iron used especially in refractories compare peridot • olivinic or olivinitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • olivine — olivinic /ol euh vin ik/, olivinitic /ol euh vi nit ik/, adj. /ol euh veen , ol euh veen /, n. Mineral. any of a group of magnesium iron silicates, (Mg,Fe)2SiO4, occurring in olive green to gray green masses as an important constituent of basic… …   Universalium

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