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adstratum

[ ad-strey-tuhm, -strat-uhm ]
/ ˈædˌstreɪ təm, -ˌstræt əm /
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noun, plural ad·stra·ta [ad-strey-tuh, -strat-uh]. /ˈædˌstreɪ tə, -ˌstræt ə/. Historical Linguistics.

a substratum or superstratum.

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