adinole

noun ad·i·nole \ˈa-də-ˌnōl\

Definition of adinole

plural

-s

  1. :  a dense rock composed chiefly of quartz and albite being an alteration product produced by contact metamorphism

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Origin and Etymology of adinole

French, from Greek hadinos close, thick + French -ole; akin to Greek hadēn enough — more at sad


First Known Use: 1835


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