Definition of moroxite in English:

moroxite

Pronunciation /mɒˈrɒksʌɪt/ /məˈrɒksʌɪt/

noun

historical Mineralogy
  • A bluish-green form of apatite, occurring in Norway and Finland.

Origin

Early 19th century. From German Moroxit from Hellenistic Greek μόροξος (also μόροχθος) a kind of pipeclay (perhaps a loanword) + German -it.