Etymology

1. tektite

noun. thought to derive from meteorites.

Etymology

  • τηκτός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τήκειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word tektite


1. Noun, singular or mass
Moldavite is a fairly soft form of tektite, as it is only 2.8 on Moh’s scale.

2. Adjective
Other black gemstones that can be found in jewelry design include jet, cassiterite, serendibite, black star diopside, obsidian, tektite, hematite and lodestone.

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