tillite

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Etymology[edit]

From till +‎ -ite, after German Tillit.

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Noun[edit]

tillite (plural tillites)

  1. (geology) Glacial till cemented into a solid rock.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 127:
      The most straightforward example is probably provided by tillites.