leucite

noun
leu·cite | \ˈlü-ˌsīt \

Definition of leucite 

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

Other Words from leucite

leucitic \lü-ˈsi-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of leucite

1799, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for leucite

German Leuzit, from leuz- leuk-

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