trachytic

adjective
tra·​chyt·​ic | \ trə-ˈki-tik How to pronounce trachytic (audio) \

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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“Trachytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trachytic. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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