alveolite

noun
al·​ve·​o·​lite | \ alˈvēəˌlīt, ˈalvē- \
plural -s

Definition of alveolite

: a fossil coral of Alveolites or a related genus

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First Known Use of alveolite

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alveolite

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“Alveolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alveolite. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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