Romeine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Romeine (Min) A mineral of a hyacinth or honey-yellow color, occuring in square octahedrons. It is an antimonate of calcium.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n romeine A mineral of a hyacinth or honey-yellow color, occurring in square octahedrons. It is an antimoniate of calcium. Also called romeite.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. roméine,. So calledafter the French mineralogist Romé, L'Isle