noun du·nite \ˈdü-ˌnīt, ˈdə-\

Definition of dunite

  1. :  a granular igneous rock consisting chiefly of olivine


play \dü-ˈni-tik, ˌdə-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dunite

Mount Dun, New Zealand

First Known Use: circa 1868

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