[ sfer-oo-lahyt, -yoo-, sfeer- ]
/ ˈsfɛr ʊˌlaɪt, -yʊ-, ˈsfɪər- /
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a rounded aggregate of radiating crystals found in obsidian and other glassy igneous rocks.
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OTHER WORDS FROM spherulitespher·u·lit·ic [sfer-oo-lit-ik, -yoo-, sfeer-], /ˌsfɛr ʊˈlɪt ɪk, -yʊ-, ˌsfɪər-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spherulite
/ (ˈsfɛrʊˌlaɪt) /
any of several spherical masses of radiating needle-like crystals of one or more minerals occurring in rocks such as obsidian
Derived forms of spherulitespherulitic (ˌsfɛrʊˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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