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eucrite

[yoo-krahyt]
noun Petrography.
  1. a basic gabbro consisting mainly of bytownite and augite.
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Origin of eucrite

1895–1900; < German Eukrit < Greek eúkritos readily chosen, equivalent to eu- eu- + kritós separated (verbid of krī́nein)
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