ana·​cli·​nal | \ ¦anə¦klīnᵊl\

Definition of anaclinal

: descending in a direction opposite to that of the dip of the strata an anaclinal river opposed to cataclinal

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First Known Use of anaclinal

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaclinal

ana- + -clinal

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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