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min·er·al

mineral

 
 
pronunciation:
mI n rl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a substance formed in the earth that is not of an animal or a plant.
Gold, silver, iron, and salt are minerals.
 
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having to do with or full of minerals.
Do you drink mineral water?The land is rich with mineral deposits.
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  body, conservation, earth, ecosystem, element, food, leaf, natural resources, rock, stone, vegetable