from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fine-grained laminated rock formed by the shifting of rock layers along faults.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any rock that has undergone modifications due to dynamic recrystallization following plastic flow; a schist created by crushed or ground rock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In petrography, a schist produced by crushing or granulation, that is, by dynamic metamorphism.
Greek mulōn, mill (from mulē, handmill; see melə- in Indo-European roots) + -ite1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek μυλών ("mill") + -ite. (Wiktionary)