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picrite

[pik-rahyt] /ˈpɪk raɪt/
noun
1.
a granular igneous rock composed chiefly of olivine and augite, but containing small amounts of feldspar.
Origin of picrite
1805-1815
1805-15; < Greek pikr(ós) bitter + -ite1
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picrite

/ˈpɪkraɪt/
noun
1.
a coarse-grained ultrabasic igneous rock consisting of olivine and augite with small amounts of plagioclase feldspar
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