Heracleonite etymology

English word Heracleonite comes from English -ite, English Heracleon

Detailed word origin of Heracleonite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ite English (eng) Forming adjectives (biology) Used to form nouns denoting segments or components of the body or an organ of the body.. (chemistry) Used to form names of certain chemical compounds, especially salts or esters of acids whose name ends in -ous.. (chiefly, US) Used to form demonyms.. (sometimes, pejorative) Used to form nouns denoting followers or adherents of a specified person, idea, doctrine, [...]
Heracleon English (eng)
Heracleonite English (eng) (historical) A follower of Heracleon of Alexandria, who offered mystical and allegorical interpretations of Scripture.

Words with the same origin as Heracleonite

Descendants of -ite
Jainite Odessite andesite aphrodite bauxite carbonite cavorite coltan cordite jeffersonite kambaldaite kryptonite magnetite meteorite muscovite nanite noonkanbahite orichalcum saliotite samsonite silicate socialite sodomite trilobite