Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/01/17 Astrobleme

Astrobleme (noun)
astrobleme [as-truh-bleem]


noun, Geology.
1. an erosional scar on the earth's surface, produced by the impact of a cosmic body, as a meteorite or asteroid. Compare crater (def 2).



Origin: 1965-70; < astro- + -bleme (< Greek blêma shot, wound)

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