stade

[ steyd ]
/ steɪd /

noun Geology.

a period of time represented by a glacial deposit.

Nearby words

  1. stacte,
  2. stactometer,
  3. stacy,
  4. staddle,
  5. staddlestone,
  6. stader splint,
  7. stadholder,
  8. stadia,
  9. stadia rod,
  10. stadial

Also stadial.

Origin of stade

1530–40; < Middle French (earlier estade) < Latin stadium; see stadium

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