variolite[ver′ē ə līt′]
variolite definition by Webster's New World
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Geol. any igneous rock containing varioles
Origin: German variolit ; from Midieval Latin variola (see variola): from its pitted surface
variolite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A basic rock whose pockmarked appearance is caused by the presence of numerous white, rounded, embedded spherules.
- varˌi·o·litˈic adjective