Definition of Psephitic

1. [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Psephitic

psammophytes
psammosere
psammoseres
psarolite
psarolites
psc
pschent
pschents
psellism
psellisms
pseph-
psephism
psephisms
psephite
psephites
psephitic (current term)
psepho-
psephocracy
psephocratic
psephological
psephologies
psephologist
psephologists
psephology
pseud
pseud-
pseudaesthesia
pseudanthia
pseudanthium
pseudarthrosis

Literary usage of Psephitic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Study of Rocks: An Elementary Text-book of Petrology by Frank Rutley (1884)
"This view is very clearly represented by Naumann's classification of the clastic rocks,1 which he divides into the psephitic (from ^>7<? ..."

2. The Study of Rocks: An Elementary Text-book of Petrology by Frank Rutley (1881)
"This view is very clearly represented by Naumann's classification of the clastic rocks,1 which he divides into the psephitic (from ..."

3. The Study of Rocks: An Elementary Text-book of Petrology by Frank Rutley (1888)
"This view is very clearly represented by Naumann's classification of the clastic rocks,1 which he divides into the psephitic (from i/o'tyoe, a small stone); ..."

4. The Nomenclature of Petrology: With References to Selected Literature by Arthur Holmes (1920)
"... has not hitherto been a term of Latin form for coarsely graded detritus of the kind which is described in the corresponding Greek trilogy as psephitic. ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1879)
"Occasionally very dark gray sandstones of the psephitic description occur, which by all indications must have undergone a considerable change through ..."

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