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Definition of "oolitic" []

  • Made up of, or containing oolites (adjective)
  • Of a prehistoric era; Jurassic. (adjective)
  • An oolite. (noun)
  • A prehistoric era; the Jurassic. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oolitic" in a sentence
  • "All those breasts and bellies, half human, half beast, have their origin in the most ancient of fertility sculptures, the little oolitic limestone Michelin figure of around 24,000 years BC, the so called Willendorf Venus."
  • "The Burgundy soil is mainly based on oolitic limestone, upon which both the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes flourish."
  • "The Anglian Tower is built of blocks of oolitic limestone."
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