Definition of adinole in English:

adinole

noun

  • A hard, fine-grained rock, rich in albite, resulting from contact metamorphism of shales, slates, etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Shepard (1804–1886). From French adinole from ancient Greek ἁδινός crowded, abundant + an element of uncertain origin (perhaps French -ole, although the semantic motivation is unclear).

Pronunciation:

adinole

/ˈadɪnəʊl/