Definition of rumanite in English:

rumanite

(also rumänite, roumanite, romanite)

noun

Mineralogy
  • A variety of amber found in Romania and containing sulphur and succinic acid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Dana (1849–1935), mineralogist and physicist. From the name of Rumania + -ite, after German Rumänit.

Pronunciation

rumanite

/rʊˈmeɪnʌɪt//ˈruːmənʌɪt/