Definition of pisolite in English:

pisolite

noun

Geology
  • [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.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from modern Latin pisolithus (see pisolith)+ -lite.

Pronunciation:

pisolite

/ˈpɪzəlʌɪt/