pisolite

noun
pi·​so·​lite | \ ˈpī-sə-ˌlīt How to pronounce pisolite (audio) \

Definition of pisolite

: a limestone composed of pisiform concretions

Other Words from pisolite

pisolitic \ ˌpī-​sə-​ˈli-​tik How to pronounce pisolitic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of pisolite

1708, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pisolite

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

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“Pisolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pisolite. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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