achondrite definition

  • noun:
    • A stony meteorite which has no chondrules.
    • Any stony meteorite that contains no chondrules
    • a stony meteor lacking chondrules.
    • A meteoric stone, or aërolite, containing little or no metal and essentially clear of chondrules. See meteorite.
    • a stony meteor lacking chondrules

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