a composite rock body containing two types of rock (esp igneous and metamorphic rock) that have interacted with each other but are nevertheless still distinguishable
A rock of both metamorphic and igneous origin, that exhibits characteristics of both rock types. Migmatites probably form through the heating (but not melting) of rocks in the presence of abundant fluids.
[min-yon; French mee-nyawn] /mɪnˈyɒn; French miˈnyɔ̃/ adjective 1. small and pretty; delicately pretty. [mee-nyawn] /miˈnyɔ̃/ noun 1. an opera (1866) by Ambroise Thomas. /ˈmɪnjɒn; French miɲɔ̃/ adjective 1. small and pretty; dainty adj. “delicately formed,” 1550s, French, literally “delicate, charming, pretty;” see minion. As a noun, “pretty child,” from 1827.
[min-yuh-net] /ˌmɪn yəˈnɛt/ noun 1. a plant, Reseda odorata, common in gardens, having racemes of small, fragrant, greenish-white flowers with prominent orange anthers. 2. a grayish green resembling the color of a reseda plant. /ˌmɪnjəˈnɛt/ noun 1. any of various mainly Mediterranean plants of the resedaceous genus Reseda, such as R. odorata (garden mignonette), that […]
[min-yon; French mee-nyawn] /mɪnˈyɒn; French miˈnyɔn/ adjective 1. small and delicate. noun 2. (initial capital letter). Also, Mi·gnon, [min-yon; French mee-nyawn] /mɪnˈyɒn; French miˈnyɔ̃/ (Show IPA). a female given name.
[mahy-greyn or, British, mee-] /ˈmaɪ greɪn or, British, ˈmi-/ noun 1. an extremely severe paroxysmal headache, usually confined to one side of the head and often associated with nausea; hemicrania. /ˈmiːɡreɪn; ˈmaɪ-/ noun 1. a throbbing headache usually affecting only one side of the head and commonly accompanied by nausea and visual disturbances n. late […]