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adularia

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noun ad·u·lar·ia \ˌa-jə-ˈler-ē-ə, ˌa-dyə-\

Definition of adularia

  1. :  a transparent or translucent orthoclase



Origin of adularia

Italian, from French adulaire, from Adula, Swiss mountain group


First Known Use: 1798


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