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idocrase

[ahy-duh-kreys, id-uh-] /ˈaɪ dəˌkreɪs, ˈɪd ə-/
noun, Mineralogy
Origin of idocrase
1795-1805
1795-1805; < French < Greek eîdo(s) form + krâsis mixture
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idocrase

/ˈaɪdəˌkreɪs; ˈɪd-/
noun
1.
another name for vesuvianite
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Greek eidos form + krasis a mingling
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