Meaning of APLITE in English


Pronunciation: ' a- ˌ pl ī t

Function: noun

Etymology: probably from German Aplit, from Greek haploos simple ― more at HAPL-

Date: 1879

: a fine-grained light-colored granite consisting almost entirely of quartz and feldspar

– ap · lit · ic \ a- ' pli-tik \ adjective

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