Webster 1913 Edition
ἀμμίτις, sandstone, fr.
Oölite or roestone; – written also
Webster 1828 Edition
AM'MITE, or HAM'MITE,
A sand-stone or free-stone, of a pale brown color, very heavy, of a lax texture, composed of small round granules, cemented by an earthy sparry matter. The grit or granules are small stalagmites, composed of crusts or coats including one another. It is the roe-stone or oolite of recent authors.