noun di·og·e·nite \-ˌnīt\

Definition of diogenite



  1. :  an achondritic meteorite composed essentially of orthorombic pyroxene

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Origin and Etymology of diogenite

German diogenit, from Greek diogenēs born of or descended from Zeus (from Di-, Zeus Zeus, god of the sky + -genēs born) + German -it -ite — more at diety, -gen

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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