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aplite

noun ap·lite \ˈa-ˌplīt\

Definition of APLITE

:  a fine-grained light-colored granite consisting almost entirely of quartz and feldspar
ap·lit·ic \a-ˈpli-tik\ adjective

Origin of APLITE

probably from German Aplit, from Greek haploos simple — more at hapl-
First Known Use: 1879

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