chondrule etymology

English word chondrule comes from English granule

Detailed word origin of chondrule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
granule English (eng) (astronomy) a small mark in the photosphere of the sun caused by convection currents. See also Wikipedia:Granule (solar physics).. (biology) A small structure in a cell.. (geology) A particle from 2 to 4 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale. A tiny grain, a small particle.
χόνδρος Ancient Greek (grc)
chondrule English (eng) A small, round granule, formed from molten rock, found in chondritic meteorites.

Words with the same origin as chondrule

Descendants of granule
chondrigen chondrite chondro- crunchy granola granola granola bar granularity granulate granuliferous granuliform granulometry granulose granzyme hypochondriac hypochondrium