novaculite


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Novaculite \No*vac"u*lite\, n. [L. novacula a sharp knife,
   razor: cf. F. novaculite.] (Min.)
   A variety of siliceous slate, of which hones are made; razor
   stone; Turkey stone; hone stone; whet slate.
   [1913 Webster]
Feedback Form