/tel"yeuh ruyt'/, n.
1. Chem. a salt of tellurous acid, as sodium tellurite, Na2TeO3.
2. a rare mineral, tellurium dioxide, TeO2.
[1790-1800; TELLUR(IUM) or TELLUR(OUS) + -ITE1]

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