achondrite

noun achon·drite \ (ˌ)ā-ˈkän-ˌdrīt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of achondrite

:a stony meteorite without rounded grains

achondritic

play \ˌā-ˌkän-ˈdri-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of achondrite

probably borrowed from German Achondrite, from a- 2a- + Chondrite chondrite


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