Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A fine-grained laminated rock formed by the shifting of rock layers along faults.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In petrography, a schist produced by crushing or granulation, that is, by dynamic metamorphism.

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  • noun geology Any rock that has undergone modifications due to dynamic recrystallization following plastic flow; a schist created by crushed or ground rock.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek mulōn, mill (from mulē, handmill; see melə- in Indo-European roots) + –ite.]

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From Ancient Greek μυλών ("mill") +‎ -ite.

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    Hmmm...

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