Desmine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Desmine (Min) Same as Stilbite. It commonly occurs in bundles or tufts of crystals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n desmine A zeolitic mineral commonly occurring in tufts or bundles of crystals. Also called stilbite (which see).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Desmine des′min a zeolitic mineral occurring in clusters.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. de`smh desmo`s, bundle, fr. dei^n to bind
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. desmos, a band.