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straticulate

[ struh-tik-yuh-lit ]
/ strəˈtɪk yə lɪt /
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adjective Geology.

made up of or arranged in thin layers.

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Origin of straticulate

First recorded in 1880–85; strati- + Latin suffix -cul(um) + -ate1
stra·tic·u·la·tion [struh-tik-yuh-ley-shuhn], /strəˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for straticulate

straticulate
/ (strəˈtɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

(of a rock formation) composed of very thin even strata
straticulation, noun
C19: from New Latin strāticulum (unattested), diminutive of Latin strātum something strewn; see stratus
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