Definition of achondrite in English:

achondrite

Line breaks: achon|drite
Pronunciation: /əˈkɒndrʌɪt/

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noun

  • A stony meteorite containing no small mineral granules (chondrules).

Derivatives

achondritic

adjective

Origin

early 20th century: from a-1 'without' + chondrite.

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