Poecilitic
Poecilitic P[oe]`ci*lit"ic, a. [Gr. poiki`los many-colored, variegated.] (Geol.) (a) Mottled with various colors; variegated; spotted; -- said of certain rocks. (b) Specifically: Of or pertaining to, or characterizing, Triassic and Permian sandstones of red and other colors. [Also written {poikilitic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • poikilitic — Poecilitic P[oe] ci*lit ic, a. [Gr. poiki los many colored, variegated.] (Geol.) (a) Mottled with various colors; variegated; spotted; said of certain rocks. (b) Specifically: Of or pertaining to, or characterizing, Triassic and Permian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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