scolite

noun
sco·​lite | \ ˈskōˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of scolite

: any of various tubular structures found in rocks and believed to be fossil burrows of marine worms

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History and Etymology for scolite

Greek skōlēx worm, grub + English -lite

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“Scolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scolite. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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