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Mus•co•vite



Pronunciation: (mus'ku-vīt"), [key]
n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Moscow.
2. a native or inhabitant of the Grand Duchy of Muscovy.
3. (l.c.) Mineral.common light-colored mica, essentially KAl3Si3O10(OH)2, used as an electrical insulator.
4. Archaic.a Russian.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Moscow, Muscovy, or the Muscovites.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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