Mineralogy of or like spar
Origin of spathicGerman spath, obsolete spelling, spelled for spat, spar from Middle High German spat (for Indo-European base see spade) + -ic
Having good cleavage. Used of minerals.
Origin of spathicGerman Spah, Spath spar ( from Middle High German spāt ) -ic
(comparative more spathic, superlative most spathic)
From Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ€Î¬Î¸Î· (spathe, “any broad blade of metal or wood"). Cognates include spatula.