Definition of plagiocitrite in English:

plagiocitrite

noun

Mineralogy
rare, historical
  • An iron aluminosulphate mineral of uncertain identity, described from microscopic yellow crystals found in southern Germany.

Origin

Late 19th century. From plagio- + classical Latin citrus + -ite, after German Plagiocitrit (S. Singer Beitr. zur Kenntniss der am Bauersberge bei Bischofsheim vor der Rhön vorkommenden Sulfate (dissertation, Würzburg) 13).

Pronunciation

plagiocitrite

/ˌpleɪdʒɪə(ʊ)ˈsɪtrʌɪt/