Definition of akrochordite in English:

akrochordite

(also acrochordite)

noun

Mineralogy
  • A rare reddish-brown mineral typically found as small spherical aggregates in association with manganese ore.

Origin

1920s. From ancient Greek ἀκροχορδών + -ite, after Swedish akrochordit, with allusion to the ‘wartlike’ spherical aggregates of the mineral.

Pronunciation

akrochordite

/ˌakrə(ʊ)ˈkɔːdʌɪt/