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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a green or blue mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Malachite \Mal"a*chite\, n. [Fr. Gr. mala`chh a mallow, from its resembling the green color of the leaf of mallows: cf. F. malachite. Cf. Mallow.] (Min.) Native hydrous carbonate of copper, usually occurring in green mammillary masses with concentric fibrous structure. [1913 Webster] Note: Green malachite, or malachite proper, admits of a high polish, and is sometimes used for ornamental work. Blue malachite, or azurite, is a related species of a deep blue color. [1913 Webster] Malachite green. See Emerald green, under Green, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

malachite n 1: a green or blue mineral used as an ore of copper and for making ornamental objects