fragmental

[ frag-men-tl ]
/ frægˈmɛn tl /

adjective

Origin of fragmental

First recorded in 1790–1800; fragment + -al1

Related forms

frag·men·tal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for fragmental

fragmental

/ (fræɡˈmɛntəl) /

adjective

(of rocks or deposits) composed of fragments of pre-existing rocks and minerals
another word for fragmentary

Derived Forms

fragmentally, adverb
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