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dolomite

do·lo·mite

dolomite

 
pronunciation:
do l maIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a usu. gray, pink, or white mineral, calcium magnesium carbonate, used esp. as a construction material and a fertilizer.
definition 2: a sedimentary rock, similar to limestone, that consists mainly of this mineral.
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derivation: dolomitic (adj.)
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