chondrite


chon·drite

noun \ˈkän-ˌdrīt\

Definition of CHONDRITE

:  a meteoric stone characterized by the presence of chondrules
chon·drit·ic \kän-ˈdri-tik\ adjective

Origin of CHONDRITE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek chondros
First Known Use: 1883

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