aerolite

noun
aer·​o·​lite | \ ˈer-ə-ˌlīt How to pronounce aerolite (audio) \

Definition of aerolite

: a stony meteorite

First Known Use of aerolite

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerolite

borrowed from French aérolite, from aéro- aero- + -lite -lite

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“Aerolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerolite. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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