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Main Entry: 1min·er·al
Pronunciation: primarystressmin-(schwa-)rschwal
Function: noun
1 : a solid chemical element or compound (as diamond or quartz) that occurs naturally in the form of crystals and results from processes not involving living or once-living matter
2 : a naturally occurring substance (as ore, petroleum, or water) obtained usually from the ground

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