hyalopilitic

adjective hy·a·lo·pi·lit·ic \ ¦hīə(ˌ)lōˌpī¦litik \

Definition of hyalopilitic

:composed of or characterized by innumerable slender microlites embedded in glass
  • hyalopilitic structure is frequently found in basic lavas

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Origin and Etymology of hyalopilitic

International Scientific Vocabulary hyalopilit- (from German hyalopilitisch hyalopilitic, from hyal- + Greek pilos felt + German -it -ite + -isch -ish, from Old High German -isc) + -ic (hair)


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