psammite

noun
psam·​mite | \ ˈsaˌmīt \
plural -s

Definition of psammite

: a rock composed of sandy particles : sandstone — compare pelite, psephite

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Other Words from psammite

psammitic \ (ˈ)sa¦mitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for psammite

French, from psamm- + -ite

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“Psammite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psammite. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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