Euphotide

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Euphotide (Min) A rock occurring in the Alps, consisting of saussurite and smaragdite; -- sometimes called gabbro.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n euphotide See gabbro.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. e'y^ well + , , light. So called because of its pleasing combination of white and green

Usage

In literature:

Euphotide, Gabbro, and some Ophiolites.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
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