• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chondrodite (Min) A fluosilicate of magnesia and iron, yellow to red in color, often occurring in granular form in a crystalline limestone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chondrodite A mineral often occurring in embedded grains of a yellow to red color, and also in perfect crystals. It is a fluosilicate of iron and magnesium. Humite and clinohumite are closely related minerals, differing in crystalline form. Also called brucite. See humite.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. a grain (of wheat or spelt), cartilage