Olivenite Definition

ō-lĭvə-nīt
noun
A greenish, soft, orthorhombic mineral, Cu2(AsO4)(OH), often found with azurite and malachite; hydrous copper arsenate.
Webster's New World
Advertisement

Other Word Forms of Olivenite

Noun

Singular:
olivenite
Plural:
olivenites

Origin of Olivenite

  • German Olivenit Olive olive (from Latin olīva olive) -it n. suff. (from Latin -īta –ite1)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German Olivenerz (“olive ore"), from its olive-green colour +"Ž -ite.

    From Wiktionary

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to olivenite using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

olivenite
Advertisement