[mahr-kuh-sahyt] /ˈmɑr kəˌsaɪt/
Also called white iron pyrites. a common mineral, iron disulfide, FeS 2 , chemically similar to pyrite but crystallizing in the orthorhombic system.
any of the crystallized forms of iron pyrites, much used in the 18th century for ornaments.
a specimen or ornament of this substance.
a metallic pale yellow mineral consisting of iron sulphide in orthorhombic crystalline form used in jewellery. Formula: FeS2
a cut and polished form of steel or any white metal used for making jewellery
crystalized pyrite, early 15c., from Medieval Latin marchasita, of obscure origin, perhaps via Spanish, probably from Arabic, though OED doubts this. Perhaps ultimately from Persian marquashisha [Klein]. “This name has been used for a number of substances but mainly for iron pyrites and especially for the crystalline forms used in the 18th century for ornaments.” [Flood]
A light yellow to gray, metallic, orthorhombic mineral. Marcasite is a polymorph of pyrite and looks similar to it but has a lower specific gravity, is paler in color, and often has a radiating fibrous structure. Chemical formula: FeS2.
[mahr-kah-toh; Italian mahr-kah-taw] /mɑrˈkɑ toʊ; Italian mɑrˈkɑ tɔ/ adjective 1. (of notes or chords in a musical score) strongly accented. /mɑːˈkɑːtəʊ/ adjective 1. (of notes) heavily accented adverb 2. with each note heavily accented
[mahr-soh; French mar-soh] /mɑrˈsoʊ; French marˈsoʊ/ noun 1. Marcel [mahr-sel;; French mar-sel] /mɑrˈsɛl;; French marˈsɛl/ (Show IPA), 1923–2007, French actor and mime. /French marso/ noun 1. Marcel (marsɛl). 1923–2007, French mime artist
habitation, a town in the tribe of Judah, about 7 miles south of Hebron, which gave its name to the wilderness, the district round the conical hill on which the town stood. Here David hid from Saul, and here Nabal had his possessions and his home (1 Sam. 23:24, 25; 25:2). “Only some small foundations […]
[mahr-suh-lahy-nuh s] /ˌmɑr səˈlaɪ nəs/ noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 304, pope 296–304.