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  • n. A gneiss derived from a sedimentary rock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In petrography, a gneiss formed by the metamorphism of sedimentary deposits: opposed to orthogneiss.

Etymologies

para- +‎ gneiss (Wiktionary)

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