boudinage

noun bou·di·nage \ ¦büdᵊn¦äzh , -äj \

Definition of boudinage

plural -s
:a structure which is sometimes present in metamorphic rocks apparently as a result of tension and in which a competent bed is thinned and thickened so that it resembles in cross section a string of sausages

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Origin and Etymology of boudinage

French, from boudin + -age


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