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schistose

[ shis-tohs ]
/ ˈʃɪs toʊs /
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adjective
of, resembling, or in the form of schist.
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Also schis·tous [shis-tuhs]. /ˈʃɪs təs/.

Origin of schistose

First recorded in 1785–95; schist + -ose1

OTHER WORDS FROM schistose

schis·tos·i·ty [shi-stos-i-tee], /ʃɪˈstɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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