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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. grey or green or brown mineral similar to mica and containing aluminum and potassium sulphates;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pinite \Pi"nite\, n. [L. pinus the pine tree.] 1. (Paleon.) Any fossil wood which exhibits traces of having belonged to the Pine family. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) A sweet white crystalline substance extracted from the gum of a species of pine (Pinus Lambertina). It is isomeric with, and resembles, quercite. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pinite \Pin"ite\, n. [So called from Pini, a mine in Saxony.] (Min.) A compact granular cryptocrystalline mineral of a dull grayish or greenish white color. It is a hydrous alkaline silicate, and is derived from the alteration of other minerals, as iolite. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pinite n 1: grey or green or brown mineral similar to mica and containing aluminum and potassium sulphates