noun \ˈī-də-ˌkrās, ˈi-, -ˌkrāz\

Definition of IDOCRASE

:  a mineral that is a complex silicate especially of calcium, magnesium, iron, and aluminum

Origin of IDOCRASE

French, from Greek eidos form + krasis mixture, from kerannynai to mix — more at crater
First Known Use: 1804


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