Enhydrous vs Enhydros - What's the difference?

enhydrous | enhydros |


As an adjective enhydrous

is (crystallography) having water within; containing fluid drops.

As a noun enhydros is

a geode of chalcedony containing trapped water.

enhydrous

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (crystallography) Having water within; containing fluid drops.
  • enhydros

    English

    Noun

    (enhydroses)
  • A geode of chalcedony containing trapped water.
  • * 1875 : William Whitaker, B.A., F.G.S., ed, The Geological Record for 1874: An Account of Works on Geology, Minerology, and Palæontology published during the year
  • ... the liquid obtained from the cavities of a specimen of ''enhydros'' , or "water-stone." It consists of clear water containing in solution a small proportion of certain salts, apparently the chlorides and sulphates of sodium, magnesium, and calcium.