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A tektite from the strewn field in Indo-China.
- ‘They are mostly not display quality, but just good average Indochinite tektite specimens.’
- ‘the most interesting of the tektites from the Indochinite strewnfield are those that come from the Philippine Islands.’
- ‘There are several varieties known to science; the one included is an ‘Indochinite‘.’
1940s: from Indo-China + -ite.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.