Pelite meaning

pēlīt
Sedimentary rock composed of fine fragments, as of clay or mud.
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A sediment or sedimentary rock composed of fine fragments, as of clay or mud.
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(geology) A sedimentary rock containing very fine particles.
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Origin of pelite

  • Greek pēlos clay –ite

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition