Definition of aplome in English:

aplome

(also haplome)

noun

Mineralogy
rare
  • A brownish or greenish variety of andradite garnet containing some manganese and forming crystals with twelve rhomboidal faces.

Origin

Early 19th century. From French aplome from ancient Greek ἁπλοῦς (uncontracted ἁπλόος) simple, so called in allusion to the simplicity of its (supposed) fundamental crystal form.

Pronunciation

aplome

/ˈapləʊm/