lit-par-lit

adjective

ˈlēˌpärˈlē
: of, relating to, or having the form of foliated or fissile rock that has been intruded by many thin sheets or stringers of magma

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, bed-by-bed

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“Lit-par-lit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lit-par-lit. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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