"siderite" Definition

  1. n. Carbonate of iron, an important ore of iron occuring generally in cleavable masses, but also in rhombohedral crystals. It is of a light yellowish brown color. Called also sparry iron, spathic iron.
  2. n. A meteorite consisting solely of metallic iron.
  3. n. An indigo-blue variety of quartz.
  4. n. Formerly, magnetic iron ore, or loadstone.
  5. n. Any plant of the genus Sideritis; ironwort.

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Words that start with "siderite": 1
Words that end with "siderite": 7
Words that contain "siderite": 7
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