Meaning of erythrite

e•ryth•rite

Pronunciation: (i-rith'rīt, er'u-thrīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, hydrous cobalt arsenate, CoAsO&multiplydot;8HO, occurring as a powdery, usually red incrustation on cobalt minerals; cobalt bloom.
  2. erythritol.
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