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adjective Geology.
  1. made up of or arranged in thin layers.
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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


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

Word Origin

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