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Pronunciation of Hypersthene: Learn how to pronounce Hypersthene in English correctly

Learn how to say Hypersthene correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word hypersthene:

[mass noun]
a greenish rock-forming mineral of the orthopyroxene class, consisting of a magnesium iron silicate.

early 19th century: coined in French, from hyper- ‘exceeding’ + Greek sthenos ‘strength’ (because it is harder than hornblende)