noun la·pid·i·fi·ca·tion \ləˌpidəfə̇ˈkāshən\

Definition of lapidification



  1. :  the act or process of lapidifying :  fossilization, petrifaction

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Origin and Etymology of lapidification

probably from (assumed) New Latin lapidification-, lapidificatio, from Medieval Latin lapidificatus (past participle of lapidificare) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

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