plural -s
: gabbro that is chiefly labradorite and olivine with little or no pyroxene

Word History


German troktolit, from Greek trōktēs, a sea fish (in Late Latin trocta, a trout) + German -lit -lite; from the resemblance to the speckled skin of a trout

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“Troctolite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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