plural -s
: a quartz-syenite rock containing oligoclase and augite besides soda-microcline

Word History


German åkerit, from Åker, former district near Oslo, Norway + German -it -ite

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of akerite was in 1890

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“Akerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/akerite. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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