from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A meteorite composed of a mixed mass of iron and stone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An iron meteorite; a siderite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of meteorite. See under meteorite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name first given by N. S. Maskelyne (in the form aëro-siderolite) to those meteorites which G. Rose had previously called pallasites.
  • n. In zoology, same as siderolith.
  • n. Lacquered ware, manufactured in northern Bohemia, intermediate in character between fine and common stoneware. It has no glaze, but a strong surface-color of varnish or lacquer. The color or bronze is mixed with turpentine or linseed-oil and applied with a pencil. The ware is then placed in a slow oven, the ethereal oils volatlize, and the bronze color becomes fixed to the surface of the ware.


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