Home   Reverse Dictionary    Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Privacy   Blog   Help


OneLook

Word, phrase, or pattern:  


Definitions from The Online Plain Text English Dictionary:

Syenite
  • (n.) A granular, crystalline, ingeous rock composed of orthoclase and hornblende, the latter often replaced or accompanied by pyroxene or mica. Syenite sometimes contains nephelite (elaeolite) or leucite, and is then called nephelite (elaeolite) syenite or leucite syenite.
  • (n.) Orig., a rock composed of quartz, hornblende, and feldspar, anciently quarried at Syene, in Upper Egypt, and now called granite.

    OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)


    << Go back

    Search completed in 0.031 seconds.


    Home   Reverse Dictionary    Customize   Browse Dictionaries    Privacy   Blog   Help   Link to us   Word of the Day