Definition of eucrite in English:

eucrite

noun

mass nounGeology
  • 1A highly basic form of gabbro containing anorthite or bytownite with augite.

    1. 1.1count 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/