meteoritics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
me·​te·​or·​it·​ics | \ ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈri-tiks How to pronounce meteoritics (audio) \

Definition of meteoritics

: a science that deals with meteors

Other Words from meteoritics

meteoriticist \ ˌmē-​tē-​ə-​ˈri-​tə-​sist How to pronounce meteoritics (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of meteoritics

1915, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Meteoritics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meteoritics. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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