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poikilitic

[poi-kuh-lit-ik] /ˌpɔɪ kəˈlɪt ɪk/
adjective, Petrography.
1.
(of igneous rocks) having small crystals of one mineral scattered irregularly in larger crystals of another mineral.
Origin of poikilitic
1830-1840
1830-40; < Greek poikíl(os) various + -ite1 + -ic
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