Wollastonite Definition

wo͝olə-stə-nīt
noun
A hard, light-colored, triclinic mineral, CaSiO3, used in making ceramic tile, wallboard, etc.; calcium silicate.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Wollastonite

Noun

Singular:
wollastonite
Plural:
wollastonites

Origin of Wollastonite

  • Wollaston +"Ž -ite, after William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and physicist.

    From Wiktionary

  • After William Hyde Wollaston

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

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