Definition of eucrite in English:

eucrite

Syllabification: eu·crite
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞okrīt
 
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noun

Geology
  • 1A highly basic form of gabbro containing anorthite or bytownite with augite.
  • 1.1A stony meteorite that contains no chondrules and consists mainly of anorthite and augite.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Greek eukritos 'easily discerned', from eu- 'well' + kritos 'separated' (from krinein 'to separate').

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