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interbedded

[in-ter-bed-id] /ˌɪn tərˈbɛd ɪd/
adjective, (of a rock, mineral, etc.)
1.
lying between beds or strata of a different rock or mineral; interstratified.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; inter- + bed + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for inter bedded

interbedded

/ˌɪntəˈbɛdɪd/
adjective
1.
(geology) occurring between beds, esp (of lava flows or sills) occurring between strata of a different origin or character
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