micrometeorite

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Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ meteorite (micro- +‎ meteor +‎ -ite)

Noun[edit]

micrometeorite (plural micrometeorites)

  1. an extraterrestrial particle, less than a millimeter in size, that has survived entry into the atmosphere without melting

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