slaty

adjective
\ ˈslā-tē How to pronounce slaty (audio) \
variants: or less commonly slatey

Definition of slaty

: of, containing, or characteristic of slate also : gray like slate

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Examples of slaty in a Sentence

slaty stones in the riverbed

First Known Use of slaty

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slaty was circa 1529

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“Slaty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slaty. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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