kratogen

noun
krat·​o·​gen | \ ˈkrȧtəjə̇n, -ˌjen \
plural -s

Definition of kratogen

: a region that has remained undisturbed while an adjacent area has been affected by mountain-making movements — compare orogen

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Other Words from kratogen

kratogenic \ ¦⸗⸗¦jenik \ adjective

History and Etymology for kratogen

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 26 Oct. 2020.

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