noun me·te·or·ite \ˈmē-tē-ə-ˌrīt\

: a piece of rock or metal that has fallen to the ground from outer space : a meteor that reaches the surface of the Earth without burning up entirely

Full Definition of METEORITE

:  a meteor that reaches the surface of the earth without being completely vaporized
me·te·or·it·ic \ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈri-tik\ also me·te·or·it·i·cal \-ti-kəl\ adjective

First Known Use of METEORITE



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