diopside

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Diopside

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From French diopside, from Ancient Greek δίοψις (díopsis, transparency) + -ide.

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diopside (countable and uncountable, plural diopsides)

  1. (mineralogy) A monoclinic pyroxene mineral, a magnesium calcium silicate with the chemical formula CaMgSi2O6, found in igneous and metamorphic rocks.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δίοψις (díopsis, transparency) + -ide.

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diopside m (plural diopsides)

  1. (mineralogy) diopside

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French diopside, from Ancient Greek δίοψις (díopsis, transparency) + -ide.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /diˈɔ.psi.de/
  • Rhymes: -ɔpside
  • Hyphenation: di‧ò‧psi‧de

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diopside f (plural diopsidi)

  1. (mineralogy) diopside