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thunderstone

or thun·der-stone

[ thuhn-der-stohn ]
/ ˈθʌn dərˌstoʊn /
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noun
any of various stones or fossils formerly thought to be fallen thunderbolts.
Archaic. a thunderbolt or flash of lightning.
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Origin of thunderstone

First recorded in 1590–1600; thunder + stone
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British Dictionary definitions for thunderstone

thunderstone
/ (ˈθʌndəˌstəʊn) /

noun
a long tapering stone, fossil, or similar object, formerly thought to be a thunderbolt
an archaic word for thunderbolt
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