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haematite

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French hematite, from Latin (lapis) haematites, from Ancient Greek αἱματίτης (haimatítēs) λίθος (líthos, blood-red stone), from αἷμα (haîma, blood).

NounEdit

haematite (countable and uncountable, plural haematites)

  1. (chiefly British) Alternative spelling of hematite