cross-bedded

[ kraws-bed-id, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈbɛd ɪd, ˈkrɒs- /
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adjective Geology.

having irregular laminations, as strata of sandstone, inclining in various directions not coincident with the general stratification.

Origin of cross-bedded

cross- + bedded (see bed, -ed2)
Related formscross-bed·ding, noun
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