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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barytes  \Ba*ry"tes\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  heavy:  cf  Gr  ?  heaviness,  F. 
  baryte.]  (Min.) 
  Barium  sulphate,  generally  called  {heavy  spar}  or  {barite}. 
  See  {Barite}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  barytes 
  n  :  a  white  or  colorless  mineral  (BaSO4);  the  main  source  of 
  barium  [syn:  {heavy  spar},  {barite},  {barium  sulphate}] 




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