ailsyte

noun ail·syte \ˈāl-ˌsīt\

Definition of ailsyte

plural

-s

  1. :  a rock composed of an alkalic microgranite containing considerable riebeckite

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Origin and Etymology of ailsyte

Ailsa Craig, island off the coast of Scotland, its locality + English -yte (variant of -ite)


First Known Use: 1896


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