greisen

noun

grei·​sen ˈgrī-zᵊn How to pronounce greisen (audio)
: a crystalline rock consisting of quartz and mica that is common in Cornwall and Saxony

Word History

Etymology

German

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of greisen was in 1878

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“Greisen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greisen. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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