sarcolite etymology

English word sarcolite comes from English -lite (Used to form names of rocks and minerals.), English sarco- (Flesh.)

Detailed word origin of sarcolite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lite English (eng) Used to form names of rocks and minerals.
sarco- English (eng) Flesh.
sarcolite English (eng) (mineralogy) A tetragonal-dipyramidal mineral containing aluminum, calcium, fluorine, oxygen, silicon, and sodium.

Words with the same origin as sarcolite

Descendants of -lite
abukumalite acadialite chiasmus danalite dendrolite foralite francolite grapholite heliolite hematolite lepidolite malacolite meteorolite ottrelite paranatrolite phytolite pisolite praseolite radiolite retinalite ripidolite scorzalite thinolite turrilite umbalite
Descendants of sarco-
calcineurin calsarcin sarcoblast sarcocarp sarcocele sarcoderm sarcoid sarcology sarcomere sarcomeric sarcophagous sarcophile sarcoseptum sarcosis sarcosphere sarcotheca sarcotoxin