Definition of labradorite in English:

labradorite

noun

  • [mass noun] A mineral of the plagioclase feldspar group, found in many igneous rocks.

    • ‘And that's the story of my labradorite stone.’
    • ‘We have this labradorite necklace available in two bead diameter sizes.’
    • ‘Tubular voids have not been observed with a hand lens in labradorite crystals less than 0.8 cm long.’
    • ‘However, we've been fortunate lately, and hope to have more labradorite necklaces for you on this page.’
    • ‘That's the subtle beauty of grey-blue labradorite with its beckoning blue flashes of color.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from Labrador Peninsula, where it was found, + -ite.

Pronunciation:

labradorite

/ˌlabrəˈdɔːrʌɪt/