glessite

noun
gles·​site | \ ˈgleˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of glessite

: a fossil resin resembling amber

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History and Etymology for glessite

German glessit, from Latin glaesum, glesum, glessum amber + German -it -ite; Latin glaesum, glesum, glessum of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German glas amber

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“Glessite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glessite. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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