ophiolite

noun
ophi·​o·​lite | \ ˈäfēəˌlīt, ˈōf- \
plural -s

Definition of ophiolite

1 obsolete : serpentine

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Other Words from ophiolite

ophiolitic \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦litik \ adjective

History and Etymology for ophiolite

French ophiolithe, from ophi- + lithe -lite

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“Ophiolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ophiolite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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