cryptocrystalline

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

crypto- +‎ crystalline

Adjective[edit]

cryptocrystalline ‎(not comparable)

  1. (petrology) Whose crystalline nature only becomes apparent at high levels of magnification.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

cryptocrystalline ‎(countable and uncountable, plural cryptocrystallines)

  1. (petrology) A rock of this kind.