lithometeor


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lithometeor

(ˌlɪθəˈmiːtɪə)
n
(Physical Geography) a mass of solid particles, such as dust, sand, etc, falling through the atmosphere
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Likewise, unusual lithometeors and hydrometeors like dust, smoke, falling ash, and sea spray can confuse the present weather sensor or be reported as another precipitation type.