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