noun, plural sep·tar·i·a /-ˈtɛəriə/ [-tair-ee-uh] Show IPA . Geology.
a concretionary nodule
or mass, usually of calcium
carbonate or of argillaceous carbonate of iron, traversed within by a network
of cracks filled with calcite and other minerals.
Origin: 1775–85; Related forms
< Neo-Latin sēptārium,
equivalent to Latin sēpt
) enclosure (see septum
) + -ārium -arium
sep·tar·i·ate /sɛpˈtɛəriɪt/ [sep-tair-ee-it] Show IPA , adjective
is always a great word to know.
So is slumgullion. Does it mean: