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malachite

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mal=a=chite

CIDE DICTIONARY

malachiten. [Fr. Gr. mala`chh a mallow, from its resembling the green color of the leaf of mallows: cf. F. malachite. Cf. Mallow.].
     Native hydrous carbonate of copper, usually occurring in green mammillary masses with concentric fibrous structure.  [1913 Webster]
    " 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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

malachite, n. a bright-green mineral of hydrous copper carbonate, taking a high polish and used for ornament.

Etymology
OF melochite f. L molochites f. Gk molokhitis f. molokhe = malakhe mallow

ROGET THESAURUS

malachite

Greenness

N greenness, green, blue and yellow, vert, emerald, verd antique, verdigris, malachite, beryl, aquamarine, absinthe, cr=eme de menthe, terre verte, verditer, verdine, copperas, greenness, verdure, viridity, viridescence, verditure, glaucoma, rokunaisho, green, verdant, glaucous, olive, olive green, green as grass, verdurous, emerald green, pea green, grass green, apple green, sea green, olive green, bottle green, coke bottle green, greenish, virent, virescent, green (learner), new, inexperienced, novice, (unskillful), green (ill, sick), green with envy, the green grass of Ireland, the wearing of the green.


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