Definition of pelagite in English:

pelagite

noun

Geology
  • 1A mixture of manganese oxide and other metal oxides forming crusts and nodular concretions on the seabed.

  • 2Pelagic.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek πέλαγος sea + -ite.

Pronunciation

pelagite

/pɪˈladʒʌɪt//ˈpɛlədʒʌɪt/