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asphaltite

[as-fawl-tahyt, as-fawl-tahyt or, esp. British, as-fal-, as-fal-]
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noun
  1. a natural, solid hydrocarbon having a melting point higher than that of asphalt.
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Origin of asphaltite

From the Greek word asphaltī́tēs, dating back to 1815–25. See asphalt, -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for asphaltite

asphaltite

noun
  1. any of various naturally occurring hydrocarbons that resemble asphalt but have a higher melting point
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