noun elat·er·ite \-ˌrīt\

Definition of elaterite



  1. :  a mineral consisting of a dark brown elastic resin occuring in soft flexible masses —called also elastic bitumen, mineral caoutchouc

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Origin and Etymology of elaterite

German elaterit, from Greek elatēr driver + German -it -ite

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to criticize severely

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