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ORTHOCLASE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does orthoclase mean? 

ORTHOCLASE (noun)
  The noun ORTHOCLASE has 1 sense:

1. a white or colored monoclinic feldspar

  Familiarity information: ORTHOCLASE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ORTHOCLASE (noun)


Sense 1orthoclase [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A white or colored monoclinic feldspar

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("orthoclase" is a kind of...):

feldspar; felspar (any of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium)


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