a meteorite consisting mainly of stony matter.

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

Origin of aerolite

First recorded in 1805–15; aero- + -lite
Related formsaer·o·lit·ic [air-uh-lit-ik] /ˌɛər əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for aerolith

Historical Examples of aerolith

  • A meteor, an aerolith, a bit of the moon falling on to the stage would be less horribly disastrous!

    A Mummer's Tale

    Anatole France

British Dictionary definitions for aerolith



a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals
Derived Formsaerolitic (ˌɛərəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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