straticulate

[struh-tik-yuh-lit]

adjective Geology.

made up of or arranged in thin layers.

Nearby words

  1. strath,
  2. strathclyde,
  3. strathclyde region,
  4. strathspey,
  5. strati-,
  6. straticulation,
  7. stratification,
  8. stratificational grammar,
  9. stratified,
  10. stratified charge engine

Related formsstra·tic·u·la·tion [struh-tik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /strəˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for straticulate

straticulate

adjective

(of a rock formation) composed of very thin even strata
Derived Formsstraticulation, noun

Word Origin for straticulate

C19: from New Latin strāticulum (unattested), diminutive of Latin strātum something strewn; see stratus

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