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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [gab-roh]
    • /ˈgæb roʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [gab-roh]
    • /ˈgæb roʊ/

Definitions of gabbro word

  • noun plural gabbro a dark granular igneous rock composed essentially of labradorite and augite. 1
  • noun gabbro A dark, coarse-grained plutonic rock of crystalline texture, consisting mainly of pyroxene, plagioclase feldspar, and often olivine. 1
  • noun gabbro a dark coarse-grained basic plutonic igneous rock consisting of plagioclase feldspar, pyroxene, and often olivine 0
  • noun gabbro any of a group of usually dark, coarsegrained, igneous rocks, composed chiefly of pyroxene and plagioclase 0
  • noun gabbro (petrology) A name originally given to a kind of serpentine, and now generally used for a coarsely crystalline, igneous rock consisting of lamellar pyroxene and labradorite. 0

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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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