trachytic

adjective

tra·​chyt·​ic trə-ˈki-tik How to pronounce trachytic (audio)
: of or relating to a texture of igneous rocks in which lath-shaped feldspar crystals are in almost parallel lines

Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trachytic was in 1827

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“Trachytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trachytic. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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