amygdule

[ uh-mig-dool, -dyool ]
/ əˈmɪg dul, -dyul /

noun Petrology.

one of the mineral nodules in an amygdaloid.

Nearby words

  1. amygdaloid,
  2. amygdaloid fossa,
  3. amygdaloid nucleus,
  4. amygdaloidal,
  5. amygdaloside,
  6. amyl,
  7. amyl acetate,
  8. amyl alcohol,
  9. amyl group,
  10. amyl nitrite

Also a·myg·dale [uh-mig-deyl] /əˈmɪg deɪl/.

Origin of amygdule

First recorded in 1875–80; amygd(ala) + -ule

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