<chemical>

A mineral having a glassy fracture, occurring in translucent trapezohedral crystals. It is a silicate of alumina and potash. It is found in the volcanic rocks of Italy, especially at Vesuvius.

2. <botany> A leucoplast.

Origin: Gr. White: cf. F. Leucite.

(01 Mar 1998)

leucinic, leucinopine, leucinosis, leucinuria < Prev | Next > leucitic, leucitoid, leuco-

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums