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anhedral

[an-hee-druh l] /ænˈhi drəl/
adjective, Petrography
1.
xenomorphic (def 1).
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; an-1 + -hedral
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Examples from the web for anhedral
  • anhedral plagioclase is un-twinned and mafic minerals are rare.
  • The chromite occurs as highly fractured, subhedral to anhedral crystals disseminated in serpentinized dunite.
British Dictionary definitions for anhedral

anhedral

/ænˈhiːdrəl/
noun
1.
the downward inclination of an aircraft wing in relation to the lateral axis Compare dihedral (sense 4)
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