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eolith Syllabification: e·o·lith
Pronunciation: /ˈēəˌliTH/

Definition of eolith in English:


A roughly chipped flint found in Tertiary strata, originally thought to be an early artifact but probably of natural origin.


Late 19th century: from Greek ēōs 'dawn' + lithos 'stone'.

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