Vocabulary List for Mica

Adam Erace checks out Mica in Chestnut Hill. You’ll need a few definitions to fully grasp the review.


adjective /??NG(k)CHo?o?s/

  1. (of a person) Excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily
    • – he seemed anxious to please but not in an unctuous way
  2. (chiefly of minerals) Having a greasy or soapy feel


adjective /d??af?n?s/

(esp. of fabric) Light, delicate, and translucent

  • – a diaphanous dress of pale gold


noun /?m?k?/

  1. A shiny silicate mineral with a layered structure, found as minute scales in granite and other rocks, or as crystals. It is used as a thermal or electrical insulator
  2. A restaurant by Chip Roman currently curated by Jason Cichonski, former executive chef of Lacroix and soon to be taking over the Ansill space at 3rd and Bainbridge.

Mineral Rich [City Paper]
Mica [Official Site]