Definition of eucrite in English:

eucrite

noun

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

    1. 1.1 A stony meteorite that 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

/ˈyo͞okrīt/