noun au·git·o·phyre \ȯˈjitəˌfī(ə)r\

Definition of augitophyre



  1. :  a porphyritic rock with augite phenocrysts in a groundmass of potash feldspar

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Origin and Etymology of augitophyre

International Scientific Vocabulary augite + -o- + -phyre

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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