Definition of Poecilitic. Meaning of Poecilitic. Synonyms of Poecilitic

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Definition of Poecilitic

Poecilitic P[oe]`ci*lit"ic, a. [Gr. poiki`los many-colored, variegated.] (Geol.) (a) Mottled with various colors; variegated; spotted; -- said of certain rocks. (b) Specifically: Of or pertaining to, or characterizing, Triassic and Permian sandstones of red and other colors. [Also written poikilitic.]

Meaning of Poecilitic from wikipedia

- Poikilitic texture refers to igneous rocks where large later-formed less perfect crystals ('oikocrysts') surround smaller early-formed idiomorphic crystals...