leucite

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noun leu·cite \ˈlü-ˌsīt\

Definition of leucite

  1. :  a white or gray mineral consisting of a silicate of potassium and aluminum and occurring in igneous rocks

leucitic

play \lü-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of leucite

German Leuzit, from leuz- leuk-


First Known Use: 1799


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