Main definitions of majorite in US English:

: majorite1Majorite2

majorite1

noun

  • A purple mineral of the garnet group containing magnesium and iron, (Mg,Fe)SiO₃, crystallizing in the cubic system, occurring as small grains in some meteorites and also believed to be a constituent of the earth's mantle.

Origin

1970s. From the name of Alan Major, English-born Australian scientist + -ite.

Pronunciation

majorite

/ˈmeɪdʒərʌɪt/

Main definitions of majorite in US English:

: majorite1Majorite2

Majorite2

noun

  • A supporter of John Major or his policies.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of John Major or his policies.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in The Daily Telegraph. From the name of John Major + -ite.

Pronunciation

Majorite

/ˈmeɪdʒərʌɪt/