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am·blyg·o·nite  audio  (m-blg-nt) KEY 

NOUN:
A white or greenish mineral, (Li,Na)Al(PO4)(F,OH), that is an important source of lithium.

ETYMOLOGY:
German Amblygonit, from Greek amblugnios, obtuse-angled : amblus, blunt; see mel-1 in Indo-European roots + gni, angle; see genu-1 in Indo-European roots


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