microtektite

noun
mi·​cro·​tektite | \ ¦mīkrō+ \

Definition of microtektite

: a minute tektite one millimeter or less in diameter found especially in sediments on the ocean floor

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First Known Use of microtektite

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for microtektite

micr- + tektite

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“Microtektite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microtektite. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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