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me·te·or·ite

 (mē′tē-ə-rīt′)
n.
A stony or metallic mass of matter that has fallen to the earth's surface from outer space.

me′te·or·it′ic (-ə-rĭt′ĭk), me′te·or·it′i·cal adj.
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Adj.1.meteoritic - of or relating to or caused by meteoritesmeteoritic - of or relating to or caused by meteorites
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