[peg-muh-tahyt] /ˈpɛg məˌtaɪt/
a coarsely crystalline granite or other high-silica rock occurring in veins or dikes.
any of a class of exceptionally coarse-grained intrusive igneous rocks consisting chiefly of quartz and feldspar: often occurring as dykes among igneous rocks of finer grain
Any of various coarse-grained igneous rocks that often occur as wide veins cutting across other types of rock. Pegmatites form from water-rich magmas or lavas that cool slowly, allowing the crystals to grow to large sizes. Although pegmatites can be compositionally similar to a number of rocks, they most often have the composition of granite.
n. “divination by fountains,” 1727, from Latinized form of Greek pege “fountain, spring” (of unknown origin) + -mancy.
[pi-duhng-kyuh-lit, -leyt] /pɪˈdʌŋ kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/ adjective 1. having a peduncle. 2. growing on a peduncle. /pɪˈdʌŋkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/ adjective 1. having, supported on, or growing from a peduncle pedunculate pe·dun·cu·late (pĭ-dŭng’kyə-lĭt, -lāt’) or pe·dun·cu·lat·ed (-lā’tĭd) adj. Having a peduncle.
- Peduncular ansa
peduncular ansa n. A complex nerve fiber bundle connecting the anterior part of the temporal lobe with the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus.
[pe-goo] /pɛˈgu/ noun 1. a city in central Burma: pagodas. /pɛˈɡuː/ noun 1. a city in S Myanmar: capital of a united Burma (16th century). Pop: 307 000 (2005 est)