follow Dictionary.com

Simon Cowell made what word trend?

perthite

[pur-thahyt] /ˈpɜr θaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
a variety of feldspar containing irregular bands of albite in microcline.
Origin of perthite
1832
1832; named after Perth, Ontario, Canada; see -ite1
Related forms
perthitic
[per-thit-ik] /pərˈθɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
perthitically, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for perthite

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for perthite

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends