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pyroxenite

pyroxenite

noun py·rox·e·nite \pī-ˈräk-sə-ˌnīt, pə-\

Definition of PYROXENITE

:  an igneous rock that is free from olivine and is composed essentially of pyroxene
py·rox·e·nit·ic \-ˌräk-sə-ˈni-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of PYROXENITE

1850

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