astrobleme

noun as·tro·bleme \ˈastrəˌblēm\

Definition of astrobleme

plural

-s

  1. :  a scar on the earth's crust made by the impact of a meteorite

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Origin and Etymology of astrobleme

astr- + Greek blēma throw, missile, wound from a missile, from ballein to throw — more at devil


First Known Use: 1960


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