Malacolite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Malacolite (Min) A variety of pyroxene.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n malacolite Diopside; a lime-magnesia variety of pyroxene, of a pale greenish-white color.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Malacolite mal′a-kō-līt a greenish lime-magnesia variety of pyroxene.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. malako`s soft + -lite,