argillaceous

adjective
ar·​gil·​la·​ceous | \ ˌär-jə-ˈlā-shəs How to pronounce argillaceous (audio) \

Definition of argillaceous

: of, relating to, or containing clay or clay minerals : clayey

First Known Use of argillaceous

1676, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about argillaceous

Dictionary Entries near argillaceous

argil

argill-

argillaceo-

argillaceous

argillic

argilliferous

argillite

Statistics for argillaceous

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for argillaceous

The first known use of argillaceous was in 1676

See more words from the same year

Comments on argillaceous

What made you want to look up argillaceous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret plot to overthrow a government

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

April 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a bird amidst buds
  • Which is a synonym of propitious?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!