Quartzine vs Quartine - What's the difference?

quartzine | quartine |


As nouns the difference between quartzine and quartine

is that quartzine is (mineralogy) a fibrous form of silica similar to chalcedony while quartine is (botany|archaic) a supposed fourth integument of an ovule, counting from the outside.

quartzine

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (mineralogy) A fibrous form of silica similar to chalcedony
  • Anagrams

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    quartine

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Noun

  • (botany, archaic) A supposed fourth integument of an ovule, counting from the outside.
  • Coordinate terms

    * tercine * quintine ----