Meaning of ADULARIA in English

ˌajəˈla(a)rēə noun

also ad·u·lar ˈajəˌlär

( -s )

Etymology: adularia from Italian, modification of French adulaire, from Adula, mountain group in Switzerland + French -aire -ary; adular, modification of Italian adularia

: a transparent or translucent variety of orthoclase of pseudo-orthorhombic crystal habit some specimens of which have pearly internal reflections — see moonstone

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.