chrysolite [kris-uh-lahyt] ExamplesWord Origin noun Mineralogy.
Origin of chrysolite 1250–1300; Middle English Latin chrȳsolithus Greek chrȳsólithos, equivalent to chrȳso- chryso- + líthos stone; see -lite Related formschrys·o·lit·ic [kris-uh-lit-ik] /ˌkrɪs əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective Examples from the Web for chrysolite Historical Examples of chrysolite
Of stones, the topaz, amber, chrysolite and all yellow stones.
Chrysolite is also used and garnet, tho the latter is too brittle for most service.
Harry Chase Brearley
There are temples of chrysolite with domes of blue crystal, which imitate the firmament.
September—Chrysolite—Freedom from evil passions and sadness of mind.
John H. Young
On its forehead was a chrysolite, and its breasts were smeared with myrrh and cinnamon.
British Dictionary definitions for chrysolite chrysolite noun
- another name for olivine
Derived Formschrysolitic (ˌkrɪsəˈlɪtɪk), adjective