granite-like

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granite (ˈɡrænɪt)
 
n
1.  a light-coloured coarse-grained acid plutonic igneous rock consisting of quartz, feldspars, and such ferromagnesian minerals as biotite or hornblende: widely used for building
2.  great hardness, endurance, or resolution
3.  another name for a stone
 
[C17: from Italian granito grained, from granire to grain, from grano grain, from Latin grānum]
 
'granite-like
 
adj
 
granitic
 
adj
 
'granitoid
 
adj

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