migmatite

noun mig·ma·tite \ ˈmigməˌtīt \

Definition of migmatite

plural -s
: a gneiss produced by the injection of igneous material between the laminae of a schistose formation called also injection gneiss

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Origin and Etymology of migmatite

Late Latin migmat-, migma mixture (from Greek, from meignynai, mignynai to mix) + English -ite


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