dolomitize

[doh-luh-mahy-tahyz, -mi-, dol-uh-]

verb (used with object), do·lo·mit·ized, do·lo·mit·iz·ing. Geology.

to convert (limestone) into dolomite.

Also especially British, do·lo·mit·ise.

Origin of dolomitize

First recorded in 1860–65; dolomite + -ize
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