encrustation

noun
en·​crus·​ta·​tion | \ ˌin-ˌkrə-ˈstā-shən ˌen- How to pronounce encrustation (audio) \

less common variant of

1a : a crust or hard coating
b : a growth or accumulation (as of habits, opinions, or customs) resembling a crust
2 : the act of encrusting : the state of being encrusted

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“Encrustation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encrustation. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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encrustation

en·​crus·​ta·​tion | \ (ˌ)in-ˌkrəs-ˈtā-shən, ˌen- How to pronounce encrustation (audio) \

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variant of incrustation

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