anorogenic

adjective
an·​or·​o·​gen·​ic | \ ¦aˌnȯ(ˌ)rō¦jenik \
variants: or less commonly anorogenetic \ ¦⸗ˌ⸗(ˌ)⸗jə¦netik \

Definition of anorogenic

geology
: free from mountain-making disturbance an anorogenic period

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First Known Use of anorogenic

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anorogenic

an- + orogenic, orogenetic

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“Anorogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anorogenic. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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