ad·​i·​nole | \ ˈa-də-ˌnōl \
plural -s

Definition of adinole

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

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First Known Use of adinole

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adinole

French, from Greek hadinos close, thick + French -ole; akin to Greek hadēn enough

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“Adinole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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