salband

noun
sal·band | \ˈsalˌband;ˈsälˌbänt, ˈzäl-\
plural -s

Definition of salband 

: the border of an igneous mass (such as a dike) usually characterized by a finer grain or even glassy texture produced by the chilling of the molten rock by the cold country rock

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History and Etymology for salband

German, literally, selvage, from Middle High German selbende, selpende, from selp self (from Old High German selb) + ende end, from Old High German enti

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