from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See asbestos.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A variety of amphibole or of pyroxene, occurring in long and delicate fibers, or in fibrous masses or seams, usually of a white, gray, or green-gray color. The name is also given to a similar variety of serpentine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Dated form of asbestos.


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