mafic


maf·ic

adjective \ˈma-fik\

Definition of MAFIC

:  of, relating to, or being a group of usually dark-colored minerals rich in magnesium and iron

Origin of MAFIC

New Latin magnesium + Latin ferrum iron + English -ic
First Known Use: 1912

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