jeffersonite etymology

English word jeffersonite comes from English Jefferson, English -ite

Detailed word origin of jeffersonite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Jefferson English (eng) A city in Georgia, USA, and the county seat of Jackson County.. A city in Iowa, USA, and county seat of Greene County.. A city in Texas, USA, and the county seat of Marion County.. A city in Wisconsin, USA, and the county seat of Jefferson County.. A village in Ohio, USA, and the county seat of Ashtabula County.. An English patronymic surname​.. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826); the third [...]
-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, [...]
jeffersonite English (eng) (mineral) A zinc-containing variety of pyroxene of olive-green color passing into brown.

Words with the same origin as jeffersonite

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