ignimbrite

noun ig·nim·brite \ ˈig-nəm-ˌbrīt \

Definition of ignimbrite

: a hard rock formed by solidification of chiefly fine deposits of volcanic ash

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Origin and Etymology of ignimbrite

German Ignimbrit, from Latin ignis + imbr- (from imber rain) + German -it 1-ite — more at imbricate


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