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brecciate

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verb brec·ci·ate \ˈbre-chē-ˌāt\

Definition of brecciate

brecciated

brecciating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to form (rock) into breccia

  3. 2 :  to break (rock) into fragments

brecciation

play \ˌbre-chē-ˈā-shən\ noun


1772

First Known Use of brecciate

1772


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