Definition of Pagodite. Meaning of Pagodite. Synonyms of Pagodite

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Definition of Pagodite

Pagodite
Pagodite Pa*go"dite, n. (Min.) Agalmatolite; -- so called because sometimes carved by the Chinese into the form of pagodas. See Agalmatolite.
pagodite
Agalmatolite Ag`al*mat"o*lite, n. [Gr. ?, ?, image, statue + -lite: cf. F. agalmatolithe.] (Min.) A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish color, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called figure stone, and pagodite. It is probably a variety of pinite.

Meaning of Pagodite from wikipedia

- Pagodite is the name of a stone used by Chinese artisans for carving pagodas and similar objects. Usually soft and sometimes soapy, it can be a greyish...
- carvings are included with pyrophyllite under the terms agalmatolite and pagodite.[citation needed] Pyrophyllite is easily machineable and has excellent...
- entirely wooden, but later versions used natural human teeth or sculpted pagodite, ivory, or animal horn for the teeth. These dentures were built with a...
- entirely wooden, but later versions used natural human teeth or sculpted pagodite, ivory, or animal horn for the teeth. These dentures were built with a...
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