syenite

noun sy·e·nite \ ˈsī-ə-ˌnīt \

Definition of syenite

:an igneous rock composed chiefly of feldspar

syenitic

play \ˌsī-ə-ˈni-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of syenite

Latin Syenites (lapis) stone of Syene, from Syene, ancient city in Egypt


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