encrustation

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noun en·crus·ta·tion \ ˌin-ˌkrə-ˈstā-shən ˌen- \

Less common variant of

1 a :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
3 a :overlay a
b :inlay

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encrustation

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en·crus·ta·tion \ (ˌ)in-ˌkrəs-ˈtā-shən, ˌen- \

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