Definify.com

Webster 1828 Edition


Dysodile

DYS'ODILE

,
Noun.
A species of coal of a greenish or yellowish gray color, in masses composed of thin layers. When burning, it emits a very fetid odor.

Definition 2019


dysodile

dysodile

English

Noun

dysodile (usually uncountable, plural dysodiles)

  1. (mineralogy) An impure earthy or coaly bitumen, which emits a highly foetid odour when burning.