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bolis


bolis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bolide  \Bo"lide\,  n.  [F.  See  {Bolis}.] 
  A  kind  of  bright  meteor;  a  {bolis}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bolis  \Bo"lis\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?  missile,  arrow,  fr  ?  to 
  throw.] 
  A  meteor  or  brilliant  shooting  star,  followed  by  a  train  of 
  light  or  sparks;  esp.  one  which  explodes.