Meaning of CROCOITE in English

CROCOITE

ˈkräkəˌwīt noun

or croc·oi·site ˈkräkwəˌzīt

( -s )

Etymology: crocoite from German krokoit, alteration of krokoisit; crocoisite from German krokoisit, from French crocoise (from Greek krokoeis saffron-colored, from krokos saffron) + German -it -ite — more at crocus

: a mineral PbCrO 4 consisting of native lead chromate in monoclinic crystals — called also red lead ore

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.