amygdale

[uh-mig-deyl]
noun
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amygdale (əˈmɪɡdeɪl)
 
n
Also called: amygdule a vesicle in a volcanic rock, formed from a bubble of escaping gas, that has become filled with light-coloured minerals, such as quartz and calcite
 
[C19: from Greek: almond]

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