felspar

[ fel-spahr ]
/ ˈfɛlˌspɑr /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. felony,
  2. felony murder,
  3. felsic,
  4. felsite,
  5. felsitic,
  6. felspathic,
  7. felt,
  8. felt marker,
  9. felt side,
  10. felt-tip pen

Origin of felspar

< German Fels rock + spar3, by false etymological analysis

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British Dictionary definitions for felspar

felspar

/ (ˈfɛlˌspɑː) /

noun

a variant (esp Brit) of feldspar
Derived Formsfelspathic (fɛlˈspæθɪk) or felspathose, adjective

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