[ theer-uh-lahyt ]
/ ˈθɪər əˌlaɪt /
a coarse-grained, phaneritic rock composed of labradorite, nepheline, and augite.
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Origin of theralite
< Greek thḗra hunting + -lite; said to be so called because success in hunting it down was thought to be certain
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