alkalic

adjective
al·​kal·​ic | \ (ˈ)al¦kalik \

Definition of alkalic

of igneous rocks
: containing a comparatively large proportion of the alkalies sodium and potassium

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First Known Use of alkalic

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkalic

alkali + -ic

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“Alkalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkalic. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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