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granodiorite

noun grano·di·o·rite \ˌgra-nō-ˈdī-ə-ˌrīt\

Definition of GRANODIORITE

:  a granular intrusive quartzose igneous rock intermediate between granite and quartz-containing diorite with plagioclase predominant over orthoclase
grano·di·o·rit·ic \-ˌdī-ə-ˈri-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of GRANODIORITE

1893

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