greisen

noun
grei·​sen | \ ˈgrī-zᵊn How to pronounce greisen (audio) \

Definition of greisen

: a crystalline rock consisting of quartz and mica that is common in Cornwall and Saxony

First Known Use of greisen

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for greisen

German

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“Greisen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greisen. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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