Meaning of millerite

mill•er•ite

Pronunciation: (mil'u-rīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, nickel sulfide, NiS, occurring in slender, bronze-colored crystals: a minor ore of nickel.

Mill•er•ite

Pronunciation: (mil'u-rīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a follower of William Miller, a U.S. preacher who taught that the Second Advent of Christ and the beginning of the millennium were to occur in 1843.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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