brecciate

verb
brec·​ci·​ate | \ ˈbre-chē-ˌāt How to pronounce brecciate (audio) \
brecciated; brecciating

Definition of brecciate

transitive verb

1 : to form (rock) into breccia
2 : to break (rock) into fragments

Other Words from brecciate

brecciation \ ˌbre-​chē-​ˈā-​shən How to pronounce brecciation (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of brecciate

1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Dictionary Entries near brecciate

breba

breccia

breccial

brecciate

brecciola

brecham

brechan

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