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brecciate

[brech-ee-eyt, bresh-]
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verb (used with object), brec·ci·at·ed, brec·ci·at·ing.
  1. Petrology. to form as breccia.
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Origin of brecciate

First recorded in 1765–75; brecci(a) + -ate1
Related formsbrec·ci·a·tion [brech-ee-ey-shuh n, bresh-] /ˌbrɛtʃ iˈeɪ ʃən, ˌbrɛʃ-/, noun
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