What does -ite mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. -ite

    a suffix denoting one of a party, a sympathizer with or adherent of, and the like, and frequently used in ridicule; as, a Millerite; a Benthamite

  2. -ite

    a suffix used in naming minerals; as, chlorite, from its characteristic green color; barite, from its heaviness; graphite, from its use in writing

  3. -ite

    a suffix used to denote the salts formed from those acids whose names end in -ous; as, sulphite, from sulphurous; nitrite, from nitrous acid, etc


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of -ite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of -ite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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