Tetradymite Definition

tĕ-trădə-mīt
noun
A pale steel-gray mineral, Bi2Te2S, consisting chiefly of tellurium and bismuth.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Tetradymite

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tetradymite
Plural:
tetradymites

Origin of Tetradymite

  • German Tetradymit from Late Greek tetradumos fourfold (from the double twin crystals in which it usually is found) Greek tetra- tetra- didumos double dwo- in Indo-European roots

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

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