schis·​tose ˈshi-ˌstōs How to pronounce schistose (audio)
: of or relating to schist : having the character or structure of a schist
schistosity noun

Word History


schist + -ose entry 1

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of schistose was in 1794

Dictionary Entries Near schistose

Cite this Entry

“Schistose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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