(Science: chemical) A mineral occurring in small yellow crystals, found in the lavas (melilite basalt) of Vesuvius, and elsewhere.

Alternative forms: mellilite.

Origin: Gr. Meli honey; cf. F. Melilithe.

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Melicotoon) | Next (Melilot) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.