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Webster 1913 Edition


Psammite

Psam′mite

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Noun.
[Gr. [GREEK] sandy, from [GREEK] sand: cf. F.
psammite
.]
(Min.)
A species of micaceous sandstone.
Psam-mit′ic
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Adj.

Webster 1828 Edition


Psammite

PSAM'MITE

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Noun.
[Gr. sand.] A species of micaceous sandstone.

Definition 2021


psammite

psammite

English

Noun

psammite (countable and uncountable, plural psammites)

  1. (mineralogy) Any sandstone, but most often a metamorphosed rock unit with a dominantly sandstone protolith.