Pronunciation of Porphyry  


English Meaning

A term used somewhat loosely to designate a rock consisting of a fine-grained base (usually feldspathic) through which crystals, as of feldspar or quartz, are disseminated. There are red, purple, and green varieties, which are highly esteemed as marbles.

  1. Rock containing relatively large conspicuous crystals, especially feldspar, in a fine-grained igneous matrix.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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