Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A variety of aragonite occurring in delicate white coralloidal forms, common in beds of iron ore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of aragonite, occuring in delicate white coralloidal forms; -- common in beds of iron ore.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A coralloid variety of calcium carbonate or aragonite, often found in connection with iron ores.

Etymologies

Latin, flower of iron. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.