Etymology

1. bentonite

noun. ['ˈbɛntəˌnaɪt'] an absorbent aluminum silicate clay formed from volcanic ash.

Etymology

  • -ite (English)
  • Benton (English)

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Rhymes with Bentonite

  • ammonite
  • basnight
  • bauknight
  • canaanite
  • clintonite
  • finite
  • fortnight
  • franklinite
  • goodnight
  • hignight
  • hignite
  • lignite
  • limonite
  • maronite
  • masonite
  • mennonite
  • midnight
  • monzonite
  • newsnight
  • reaganite

How do you pronounce bentonite?

Pronounce bentonite as ˈbɛntəˌnaɪt.

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Sentences with bentonite


1. Noun, singular or mass
The sodium bentonite would almost fill the glass, and the calcium bentonite would look pretty much the same.

2. Adjective
of bentonite clay prior to taking the psyllium if you want to increase the detoxification process.

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