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aerolite

[air-uh-lahyt] /ˈɛər əˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a meteorite consisting mainly of stony matter.
Also, aerolith
[air-uh-lith] /ˈɛər ə lɪθ/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin of aerolite
1805-1815
1805-15; aero- + -lite
Related forms
aerolitic
[air-uh-lit-ik] /ˌɛər əˈlɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • A meteor, an aerolith, a bit of the moon falling on to the stage would be less horribly disastrous!

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British Dictionary definitions for aerolith

aerolite

/ˈɛərəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals
Derived Forms
aerolitic (ˌɛərəˈlɪtɪk) adjective
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