boudinage

noun

bou·​di·​nage
¦büdᵊn¦äzh,
-äj
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

Word History

Etymology

French, from boudin + -age

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“Boudinage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boudinage. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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