noun du·nite \ˈdü-ˌnīt, ˈdə-\

Definition of DUNITE

:  a granular igneous rock consisting chiefly of olivine
du·nit·ic \dü-ˈni-tik, ˌdə-\ adjective

Origin of DUNITE

Mt. Dun, New Zealand
First Known Use: circa 1868


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