Sel"e*nite (?), n. Chem.

A salt of selenious acid.

 

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Sel"e*nite, n. [L. selenites, Gr. (sc. ), from the moon. So called from a fancied resemblance in luster or appearance to the moon.] Min.

A variety of gypsum, occuring in transparent crystals or crystalline masses.

 

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