aerolite

[ air-uh-lahyt ]
/ ˈɛər əˌlaɪt /

noun

a meteorite consisting mainly of stony matter.

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Also aer·o·lith [air-uh-lith] /ˈɛər ə lɪθ/.

Origin of aerolite

First recorded in 1805–15; aero- + -lite

OTHER WORDS FROM aerolite

aer·o·lit·ic [air-uh-lit-ik] /ˌɛər əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for aerolite

aerolite
/ (ˈɛərəˌlaɪt) /

noun

a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals

Derived forms of aerolite

aerolitic (ˌɛərəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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