Definition of melanocratic in English:

melanocratic

adjective

Geology
  • Of a rock: dark-coloured, rich in dark-coloured minerals.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Geology. From German melanokrat, adjective + -ic.

Pronunciation

melanocratic

/ˌmɛlənə(ʊ)ˈkratɪk/