Definition of molybdophyllite in English:

molybdophyllite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A hydrous trigonal silicate of lead and magnesium occurring as colourless or pale green platy crystals.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Molybdophyllit from ancient Greek μόλυβδος lead + ϕύλλον leaf, plant + German -it; compare -phyllite.

Pronunciation

molybdophyllite

/məˌlɪbdəˈfɪlʌɪt/