anorthosite

noun
an·or·tho·site | \ ə-ˈnȯr-thə-ˌsīt \

Definition of anorthosite 

: a granular plutonic igneous rock composed almost exclusively of a soda-lime feldspar (such as labradorite)

Other words from anorthosite

anorthositic \ə-ˌnȯr-thə-ˈsi-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of anorthosite

1863, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anorthosite

French anorthose, a feldspar, from a- + Greek orthos — more at orth-

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