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microcline

noun mi·cro·cline \ˈmī-krō-ˌklīn\

Definition of MICROCLINE

:  a triclinic mineral of the feldspar group that is like orthoclase in composition

Origin of MICROCLINE

German Mikroklin, from mikr- micr- + Greek klinein to lean — more at lean
First Known Use: 1849

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