Definition of variolitic in US English:

variolitic

adjective

Geology
  • Of the nature of or characteristic of variolite; containing varioles, spherulitic.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Magazine. From variolite + -ic, perhaps after French variolitique.

Pronunciation

variolitic

/ˌvɛːrɪəˈlɪtɪk/