O'PHITE, n. [Gr. a serpent.] Pertaining to a serpent.

O'PHITE, a. [Gr. a serpent, whence a stone spotted like a serpent.]

Green porphyry, or serpentine; a variety of greenstone of a dusky green color of different shades, sprinkled with spots of a lighter green; in other words, containing greenish white crystals of feldspar.