anticlinorium

anticlinorium

[an-ti-klahy-nawr-ee-uhm, -nohr-]
noun, plural anticlinoria [an-ti-klahy-nawr-ee-uh, -nohr-] . Geology.
a compound anticline, consisting of a series of subordinate anticlines and synclines, the whole having the general contour of an arch.

Origin:
1870–75; < Neo-Latin; see anticline, -orium

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anticlinorium (ˌæntɪklaɪˈnɔːrɪəm)
 
n , pl -noria
a vast elongated anticline with its strata further folded into anticlines and synclines

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