pisolite

noun

pi·​so·​lite ˈpī-sə-ˌlīt How to pronounce pisolite (audio)
: a limestone composed of pisiform concretions
pisolitic adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin pisolithus, from Greek pisos pea + -lithos -lith

First Known Use

1708, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pisolite was in 1708

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Cite this Entry

“Pisolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pisolite. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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