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psephite

[see-fahyt] /ˈsi faɪt/
noun, Geology
1.
any coarse rock, as breccia or conglomerate.
Origin
< Greek psêph(os) pebble + -ite1
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psephite

/ˈsiːfaɪt/
noun
1.
any rock, such as a breccia, that consists of large fragments embedded in a finer matrix
Derived Forms
psephitic (siːˈfɪtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: via French from Greek psēphos a pebble
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