an·​de·​sine | \ ˈandəˌzēn \
plural -s

Definition of andesine

: a triclinic feldspar intermediate between albite and anorthite that is an ingredient of andesite

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Other Words from andesine

andesinic \ ¦andə¦zinik \ adjective

First Known Use of andesine

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for andesine

borrowed from German Andesin, from Andesite andesite + -in -ine entry 2

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“Andesine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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