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

  • n. A stone of meteoric origin characterized by chondrules.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A meteorite consisting of rock containing chondrules

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A meteoric stone characterized by the presence of chondrules.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common class of meteoric stones, characterized by large numbers of rather minute spherical crystalline grains. See meteorite.
  • n. A fossil marine plant of the Chalk and other formations: so called from its resemblance to the existing Chondrus crispus, or Irish moss.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rock of meteoric origin containing chondrules


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