Muscovite: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mus'ku-vīt"), [key]
- a native or inhabitant of Moscow.
- a native or inhabitant of the Grand Duchy of Muscovy.
- (l.c.)common light-colored mica, essentially KAlSiO(OH), used as an electrical insulator.
- a Russian.
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Moscow, Muscovy, or the Muscovites.
- muscovite (Thesaurus)