granulite

noun
gran·​u·​lite | \ ˈgran-yə-ˌlīt How to pronounce granulite (audio) \

Definition of granulite

: a granular metamorphic rock consisting mainly of feldspar and quartz

Other Words from granulite

granulitic \ ˌgran-​yə-​ˈli-​tik How to pronounce granulitic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of granulite

1849, in the meaning defined above

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