Rhabdolith
Rhabdolith Rhab"do*lith, n. [Gr. "ra`bdos a rod + -lith.] A minute calcareous rodlike structure found both at the surface and the bottom of the ocean; -- supposed by some to be a calcareous alga. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhabdolith — rhab·do·lith …   English syllables

  • rhabdolith — ˈrabdəˌlith noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary rhabd + lith : a minute calcareous rodlike structure found both at the surface and on the bottom of the ocean * * * rhabˈdolith noun (Gr lithos stone) a calcareous rod in some… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhabd- — combining form or rhabdo Etymology: Late Greek, from Greek, from rhabdos rod more at vervain 1. : rod : stick …   Useful english dictionary

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