schistose

adjective
schis·​tose | \ ˈshi-ˌstōs How to pronounce schistose (audio) \

Definition of schistose

: of or relating to schist : having the character or structure of a schist

Other Words from schistose

schistosity \ shi-​ˈstä-​sə-​tē How to pronounce schistose (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of schistose

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schistose

schist + -ose entry 1

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“Schistose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schistose. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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