Etymology

1. gabbro

noun. ['ˈgæbroʊ'] one of a family of granular intrusive rocks.

Etymology

  • gabbro (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Gabbro

  • calabro

Example sentences of the word gabbro


1. Noun, singular or mass
Crushed gabbro is commonly used as concrete aggregate, railroad ballast and road metal.

2. Adjective
In addition to these iron silicates and magnesium, gabbro primary mineral content includes calcium-plagioclase feldspar and pyroxene.

3. Verb, past participle
One such stone is gabbro, which looks almost like a darker, coarser version of diorite.

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