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straticulate

[struh-tik-yuh-lit] /strəˈtɪk yə lɪt/
adjective, Geology
1.
made up of or arranged in thin layers.
Related forms
straticulation [struh-tik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /strəˌtɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA), noun
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straticulate

/strəˈtɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
(of a rock formation) composed of very thin even strata
Derived Forms
straticulation, noun
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin strāticulum (unattested), diminutive of Latin strātum something strewn; see stratus
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