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spiculation

[ spik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌspɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun

formation into spicules.

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Origin of spiculation

First recorded in 1865–70; spicule + -ation

Words nearby spiculation

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