Ce"rite (?), n. [Gr. horn.] Zool.

A gastropod shell belonging to the family Cerithiidae; -- so called from its hornlike form.

 

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Ce"rite, n. [From Cherium.] Min.

A mineral of a brownish of cherry-red color, commonly massive. It is a hydrous silicate of cerium and allied metals.

 

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