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metacryst

[met-uh-krist] /ˈmɛt əˌkrɪst/
noun, Geology
1.
a crystal formed by recrystallization of minerals in a metamorphic rock.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; meta- + (pheno)cryst
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