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superficies

noun su·per·fi·cies \-ˈfi-(ˌ)shēz, -shē-ˌēz\
plural superficies

Definition of SUPERFICIES

1
:  a surface of a body or a region of space
2
:  the external aspects or appearance of a thing

Origin of SUPERFICIES

Latin, surface, from super- + facies face, aspect — more at face
First Known Use: 1530

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