synclinal

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syn·cli·nal

adjective \(ˌ)sin-ˈklī-nəl\

Definition of SYNCLINAL

1
:  inclined down from opposite directions so as to meet
2
:  having or relating to a folded rock structure in which the sides dip toward a common line or plane

Origin of SYNCLINAL

Greek syn- + klinein to lean — more at lean
First Known Use: 1833

Rhymes with SYNCLINAL

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