elaterite

elaterite

[ih-lat-uh-rahyt]
noun
an elastic, rubbery, brownish natural asphalt.

Origin:
1820–30; elater + -ite1

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elaterite (ɪˈlætəˌraɪt)
 
n
a dark brown naturally occurring bitumen resembling rubber
 
[C19: from elater + -ite1]

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