Definition of eucrite in English:

eucrite

noun

Geology
  • 1[mass noun] A highly basic form of gabbro containing anorthite or bytownite with augite.

    1. 1.1[count noun] A stony meteorite which contains no chondrules and consists mainly of anorthite and augite.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek eukritos easily discerned, from eu- well + kritos separated (from krinein to separate).

Pronunciation

eucrite

/ˈjuːkrʌɪt/