baryte /ˈbarʌɪt, ˈbɛːrʌɪt / barytes /bəˈrʌɪtiːz/ , barite

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I. noun

a mineral consisting of barium sulphate, typically occurring as colourless prismatic crystals or thin white flakes.
– origin late 18th cent. (as barytes): from Greek barus ‘heavy’ + endings based on Greek -ites.

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