trachytic

adjective
tra·​chyt·​ic | \trə-ˈki-tik \

Definition of trachytic 

: of or relating to a texture of igneous rocks in which lath-shaped feldspar crystals are in almost parallel lines

First Known Use of trachytic

1827, in the meaning defined above

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