dunite

noun
du·​nite | \ˈdü-ˌnīt, ˈdə- \

Definition of dunite 

: a granular igneous rock consisting chiefly of olivine

Other Words from dunite

dunitic \ dü-​ˈni-​tik , ˌdə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of dunite

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dunite

Mount Dun, New Zealand

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