monomict

adjective mono·mict

Definition of monomict

  1. :  relating to a sedimentary rock composed of but a single mineral species — compare monogenic 1a

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Origin and Etymology of monomict

German monomikt, from mon- + Greek miktos mixed, blended, from misgein to mix — more at mix


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