baikerite

bai·ker·ite

English syllables. 2014.

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  • baikerite — ˈbīkəˌrīt noun ( s) Etymology: German baikerit, irregular from Lake Baikal + German it ite : a mineral wax apparently a mixture of ozokerite with other tarry, waxy, and resinous hydrocarbons * * * ˈbaikerite Min. A wax like m …   Useful english dictionary

  • baikerinite — ˈbīkərə̇ˌnīt noun ( s) Etymology: German baikerinit, blend of baikerit and in : a tarry hydrocarbon constituting about one third of baikerite * * * ˈbaikerinite Min. A viscid substance with balsamic odour and taste like that of wood tar. (Dana.) …   Useful english dictionary

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