epidosite

noun
ep·​i·​do·​site | \ ˌepəˈdōˌsīt, ə̇ˈpidəˌs-\
plural -s

Definition of epidosite

: a schistose metamorphic rock composed of green epidote with some quartz

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History and Etymology for epidosite

German epidosit, from Greek epidosis free giving, free gift, contribution, advance (from epididonai to give besides, increase, advance) + German -it -ite

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