granitoid

[gran-i-toid]
adjective
resembling or having the texture of granite.

Origin:
1785–95; granite + -oid

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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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Example sentences
The effect of temperature on experimental and natural chemical weathering rates
  of granitoid rocks.
It is characteristically medium- to coarse-grained, of granitoid.
Belt related to intrusion of granitoid magmatism during regional metamorphism.
Several plutons of granite, quartz monzonite, and other granitoid rocks were
  intruded into the volcanic complex.
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