Definition of pseudofossil in US English:

pseudofossil

adjective

Geology
  • Resembling a fossil.

noun

Geology
  • A natural object or structure which resembles a fossil.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Buckland (1826–1880), pisciculturist and naturalist. From pseudo- + fossil.

Pronunciation

pseudofossil

/ˈs(j)uːdəʊˌfɒsl/