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elaterite

[ih-lat-uh-rahyt] /ɪˈlæt əˌraɪt/
noun
1.
an elastic, rubbery, brownish natural asphalt.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; elater + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for elate-rite

elaterite

/ɪˈlætəˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a dark brown naturally occurring bitumen resembling rubber
Word Origin
C19: from elater + -ite1
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