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[mass noun] A sedimentary rock, especially limestone, made up of small pea-shaped pieces.
- ‘The present study located at the upper part of a catena at Kade in Ghana shows that the gravel consists of iron nodules or pisolites of varying degree of cementation.’
Early 19th century: from modern Latin pisolithus (see pisolith)+ -lite.
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