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amphibole

am·phi·bole

amphibole

 
pronunciation:
aem fih bol
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of a number of hydrous silicate minerals, such as hornblende, that mostly comprise various combinations of magnesium, calcium, sodium, iron, and aluminum.
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The word amphibole contains the following part:
amphi-, ampho- Greek prefix that means both, on both sides, around
synonyms:
ambi-