subhedral

[suhb-hee-druh l]

adjective Petrography.

(of mineral grains comprising igneous rocks) having a partial or incomplete crystal face or form.

Nearby words

  1. subha,
  2. subhalide,
  3. subharmonic,
  4. subhead,
  5. subheading,
  6. subhuman,
  7. subhyoid,
  8. subic bay,
  9. subiculum,
  10. subilium

Origin of subhedral


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