Meaning of APATITE in English

APATITE

[ 'apətʌɪt ]

■ noun a pale green to purple mineral consisting chiefly of calcium phosphate.

Origin

C19: from Gk apatē 'deceit' (from the mineral's diverse forms and colours).

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