kratogen

noun

krat·​o·​gen
ˈkrȧtəjə̇n,
-ˌjen
plural -s
: a region that has remained undisturbed while an adjacent area has been affected by mountain-making movements compare orogen
kratogenic
¦⸗⸗¦jenik
adjective

Word History

Etymology

German, from krato- (from Greek kratos mastery, strength) + -gen

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“Kratogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kratogen. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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