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chondrite

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noun chon·drite \ˈkän-ˌdrīt\

Definition of chondrite

  1. :  a meteoric stone characterized by the presence of chondrules

chondritic play \kän-ˈdri-tik\ adjective


Origin of chondrite

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek chondros


First Known Use: 1883


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