an·​chi·​eu·​tec·​tic | \ ¦aŋkēyü¦tektik \

Definition of anchieutectic

: having minerals in practically eutectic proportions

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First Known Use of anchieutectic

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anchieutectic

borrowed from German anchi-eutektisch, from Greek anchí “near” + German eutektisch eutectic entry 1

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“Anchieutectic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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