straticulate

[ struh-tik-yuh-lit ]
/ strəˈtɪk yə lɪt /

adjective Geology.

made up of or arranged in thin layers.

Related forms

stra·tic·u·la·tion [struh-tik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /strəˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for straticulate

straticulate

/ (strəˈtɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

(of a rock formation) composed of very thin even strata

Derived Forms

straticulation, noun

Word Origin for straticulate

C19: from New Latin strāticulum (unattested), diminutive of Latin strātum something strewn; see stratus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012