a greenish mineral that is a laminated variety of monoclinic pyroxene
Origin of diallageFrench from Classical Greek diallag?, change, interchange from diallassein, to interchange from dia, through (see dia-) + allassein, to alter from allos, other (see else): so named from having unlike fracture planes
- A figure of speech in which multiple arguments are brought to bear on a single point
New Latin, from Ancient Greek [script?], meaning interchange.
- (mineralogy) A green form of pyroxene.