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lithometeor

[lith-uh-mee-tee-er] /ˌlɪθ əˈmi ti ər/
noun, Meteorology
1.
a mass of dry particles suspended in the atmosphere, as dust or haze.
Compare hydrometeor.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; litho- + meteor
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British Dictionary definitions for litho-meteor

lithometeor

/ˌlɪθəˈmiːtɪə/
noun
1.
a mass of solid particles, such as dust, sand, etc, falling through the atmosphere
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