fulgurite

noun ful·gu·rite \ ˈfu̇l-g(y)ə-ˌrīt , ˈfu̇l-jə- , ˈfəl- \
Updated on: 23 Feb 2018

Definition of fulgurite

: an often tubular vitrified crust produced by the fusion of sand or rock by lightning

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International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin fulgur


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