adjective see eucrite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eucrite — [yo͞o′krīt΄] n. a class of rare achondritic meteorite composed of basalt and believed to have been formed in lava flows on either the moon, Mars, or an asteroid eucritic [yo͞o krit′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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