noun phy·to·lith \ˈfī-tə-ˌlith\

Definition of PHYTOLITH

:  a microscopic siliceous particle that is formed by a plant and that is highly resistant to decomposition <ancient vegetation revealed by phytoliths>

First Known Use of PHYTOLITH



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April 24, 2015
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