tektite

noun
tek·tite | \ˈtek-ˌtīt \

Definition of tektite 

: a glassy body of probably meteoritic origin and of rounded but indefinite shape

Other Words from tektite

tektitic \tek-ˈti-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of tektite

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tektite

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek tēktos molten, from tēkein to melt — more at thaw

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