Ampelite

Am'pe┬Ělite (ăm'pe*līt) noun [ Latin ampelitis , Greek 'ampeli^tis , from 'a`mpelos vine.] (Min.) An earth abounding in pyrites, used by the ancients to kill insects, etc., on vines; -- applied by Brongniart to a carbonaceous alum schist.
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ampelite

<chemical> An earth abounding in pyrites, used by the ancients to kill insects, etc, on vines; applied by Brongniart to a carbonaceous alum schist. ... Origin: L. Ampelitis, Gr, fr. Vine. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Ampelite

• (n.) An earth abounding in pyrites, used by the ancients to kill insects, etc., on vines; -- applied by Brongniart to a carbonaceous alum schist.
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Ampelite

Ampelite is an earth abounding in pyrites, it was formerly used by the ancients to kill insects, etc. , on vines. The term was applied by Brongniart to a carbonaceous alum schist.
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Ampelite

Ampelite, in natural history, is a black, bituminous substance that dissolves in oil; perhaps cannel coal. Historically, it was used to blacken eyebrows and hair. ...
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