mica definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin a crumb, grain (; from Indo-European an unverified form (s)meik-, variant, variety of base an unverified form (s)mei-, to smear, rub over from source Old English smitte, a smudge): sense influenced, influence by micare, to shine, glitter ; from Indo-European an unverified form meik-, to flicker, blink
- micaceous adjective
mica definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin mīca, grain (perhaps influenced by micāre, to flash).
- mi·caˈceous adjective
mica - Science Definition