pelite

noun pe·lite \ˈpēˌlīt\

Definition of pelite

plural

-s

  1. :  a rock composed of fine particles of clay or mud — compare psammite, psephite

pelitic

\pə̇ˈlitik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pelite

International Scientific Vocabulary pel- + -ite


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