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sedimentary

adjective sed·i·men·ta·ry \ˌse-də-ˈmen-tə-rē, -ˈmen-trē\

: made from material that sinks to the bottom of a liquid : made from sediment

Full Definition of SEDIMENTARY

1
:  of, relating to, or containing sediment <sedimentary deposits>
2
:  formed by or from deposits of sediment <sedimentary rock>

First Known Use of SEDIMENTARY

1830

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, silt, swale

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