noun epi·diorite \¦epə̇, ¦epē+\

Definition of epidiorite



  1. :  a variety of diorite formed by metamorphism from pyroxenic igneous rocks and often being somewhat schistose

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Origin and Etymology of epidiorite

International Scientific Vocabulary epi- + diorite; originally formed as German epidiorit

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