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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a widely occurring iron oxide ore; a mixture of goethite and hematite and lepidocrocite;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Limonite \Li"mon*ite\ (l[imac]"m[o^]n*[imac]t), n. [Gr. leimw`n any moist grassy place, a meadow: cf. F. limonite, G. limonit.] (Min.) Hydrous sesquioxide of iron, an important ore of iron, occurring in stalactitic, mammillary, or earthy forms, of a dark brown color, and yellowish brown powder. It includes bog iron. Also called brown hematite. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

limonite n 1: a widely occurring iron oxide ore; a mixture of goethite and hematite and lepidocrocite