Meaning of pisolite in English:

pisolite

noun

mass nounGeology
  • A sedimentary rock, especially limestone, made up of small pea-shaped pieces.

    • ‘The present study located at the upper part of a catena at Kade in Ghana shows that the gravel consists of iron nodules or pisolites of varying degree of cementation.’

Pronunciation

pisolite

/ˈpʌɪsəlʌɪt/ /ˈpɪzəlʌɪt/

Origin

Early 18th century from modern Latin pisolithus (see pisolith) + -lite.