psephite

noun
pse·​phite | \ ˈsēˌfīt \
plural -s

Definition of psephite

: a coarse fragmental rock composed of rounded pebbles (as conglomerate) — compare pelite, psammite

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Other Words from psephite

psephitic \ (ˈ)sē¦fitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for psephite

French pséphite, from pséph- (from Greek psēphos pebble) + -ite

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“Psephite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psephite. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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