pisolith

[ pis-uh-lith, piz-, pahy-suh- ]
/ ˈpɪs ə lɪθ, ˈpɪz-, ˈpaɪ sə- /

noun

a pea-size calcareous concretion, larger than an oolith, aggregates of which constitute a pisolite.

Nearby words

  1. pisistratidae,
  2. pisistratus,
  3. pismire,
  4. pismo clam,
  5. pisolite,
  6. pisolitic,
  7. piss,
  8. piss about,
  9. piss artist,
  10. piss away

Origin of pisolith

First recorded in 1790–1800; see origin at pisolite, -lith

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