lithometeor

lithometeor

[lith-uh-mee-tee-er]
noun Meteorology.
a mass of dry particles suspended in the atmosphere, as dust or haze.
Compare hydrometeor.


Origin:
1835–45; litho- + meteor

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lithometeor (ˌlɪθəˈmiːtɪə)
 
n
a mass of solid particles, such as dust, sand, etc, falling through the atmosphere

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