bolide


bo·lide

noun \ˈbō-ˌlīd, -lid\

Definition of BOLIDE

:  a large meteor :  fireball; especially :  one that explodes

Origin of BOLIDE

French, from Latin bolid-, bolis, from Greek, from bolē throw, stroke
First Known Use: 1834

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