Definition of nummulitic in English:

nummulitic

adjective

Geology
  • Containing or consisting of nummulites; especially designating an Eocene limestone formation which outcrops widely from North Africa and the Alps to east Asia.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Lyell (1797–1875), geologist. From nummulite + -ic.

Pronunciation

nummulitic

/nʌmjʊˈlɪtɪk/