granoblastic

adjective

gran·​o·​blas·​tic
¦granō¦blastik
of a rock
: having a texture in which the fragments are irregular and angular and appear like a mosaic under the microscope

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary grano- + blastic; originally formed as German granoblastisch

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“Granoblastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granoblastic. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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