Etymology
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meteorite (n.)

"rock or metallic mass of extraterrestrial origin that falls to earth after streaking across the sky as a meteor," 1818, from meteor + -ite. They were known from ancient times, but the idea that some such iron masses or rocks had fallen to earth from the sky attained credence among scientists c. 1800.

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Definitions of meteorite

meteorite (n.)
stony or metallic object that is the remains of a meteoroid that has reached the earth's surface;
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