Definition of moroxite in English:

moroxite

noun

Mineralogy
historical
  • A bluish-green form of apatite, occurring in Norway and Finland.

Origin

Early 19th century. From German Moroxit from Hellenistic Greek μόροξος (also μόροχθος) a kind of pipeclay (perhaps a loanword) + German -it.

Pronunciation

moroxite

/məˈrɒksʌɪt//mɒˈrɒksʌɪt/