Meaning of POIKILITIC in English


|pȯikə|lik.ik adjective

or poe·ci·lit·ic |pēsə|-

Etymology: poecil- + -itic

: of, relating to, or consisting of a structural pattern in igneous rocks in which a crystal of one mineral encloses smaller unoriented grains of another mineral so that a lustrous mottling effect is produced

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