Tachhydrite

Tach*hy"drite

(?), n. [Gr. tachy`s quick + "y`dwr water. So named from its ready deliquescence.] (Min.) A hydrous chloride of calcium and magnesium occurring in yellowish masses which rapidly deliquesce upon exposure. It is found in the salt mines at Stassfurt.
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Tach"i*na

(?), n.;
pl. Tachin (#).
[NL., fr. Gr. tachino`s, for tachy`s swift.] (Zol.) Any one of numerous species of Diptera belonging to Tachina and allied genera. Their larv are external parasites of other insects.
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