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Phonolite definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PHON'OLITE, n. [Gr. sound, and stone.] Sounding stone; a name proposed as a substitute for klingstein [jingling stone.]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French, from German Phonolith, from phon- + -lith; from its ringing sound when struck Date: circa 1828 a gray or green volcanic rock consisting essentially of orthoclase and nepheline

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Phonolite Pho"no*lite, n. [Phono- + -lite: cf. F. phonolithe.] (Min.) A compact, feldspathic, igneous rock containing nephelite, ha["u]ynite, etc. Thin slabs give a ringing sound when struck; -- called also clinkstone.




 


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