Definition of oolith in English:

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oolith

Pronunciation: /ˈōəˌliTH/

noun

Geology
Any of the rounded grains making up oolite.
Example sentences
  • It cuts indiscriminately through the rock fabric, across grains, cement, and matrix; it may truncate fossils, ooliths, veins, and other stylolites.
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