granophyre

noun
grano·phyre | \ˈgra-nə-ˌfī(-ə)r \

Definition of granophyre 

: a porphyritic igneous rock chiefly of feldspar and quartz with granular groundmass

Other Words from granophyre

granophyric \ˌgra-nə-ˈfir-ik \ adjective

First Known Use of granophyre

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for granophyre

International Scientific Vocabulary, from grano- + French -phyre (as in porphyre porphyry)

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