Definition of myrmekite in English:

myrmekite

(also myrmecite)

noun

Geology
  • An intergrowth of plagioclase containing drops or wormlike forms of quartz.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. From German Myrmekit from ancient Greek μυρμηκιά anthill, wart (from μυρμηκ-, μύρμηξ ant + -ία) + German -it.

Pronunciation

myrmekite

/ˈməːmɪkʌɪt/