temblor

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tem·blor

noun \ˈtem-blər; ˈtem-ˌblr, tem-ˈ\

Definition of TEMBLOR

Examples of TEMBLOR

  1. <a temblor knocked down many of the buildings in the village>

Origin of TEMBLOR

Spanish, literally, trembling, from temblar to tremble, from Medieval Latin tremulare — more at tremble
First Known Use: 1876

Other Geology Terms

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

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