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Noun: mineral  mi-nu-rul
  1. Solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
     
  2. Any inorganic substance that is essential to nutrition
Adjective: mineral  mi-nu-rul
  1. Relating to minerals
    "mineral elements"; "mineral deposits"
     
  2. Composed of matter other than plant or animal
    "the inorganic mineral world"

Derived forms: minerals

See also: inorganic

Type of: material, stuff

Part of: rock, stone

Encyclopedia: Mineral, Virginia earthquake