noun an·or·thi·tite \əˈnȯrthə̇ˌtīt\

Definition of anorthitite



  1. :  a leucocratic differentiation rock of the gabbro family consisting almost entirely of anorthite

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Origin and Etymology of anorthitite

anorthite + -ite

First Known Use: 1900

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to criticize severely

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