anorthite

noun an·or·thite \ ə-ˈnȯr-ˌthīt \

Definition of anorthite

: a white, grayish, or reddish feldspar occurring in many igneous rocks

anorthitic

play \ˌa-nȯr-ˈthi-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of anorthite

French, from a- + Greek orthos straight


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