virgation

noun
vir·​ga·​tion | \ ˌvərˈgāshən \
plural -s

Definition of virgation

: a branching arrangement of fault lines

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History and Etymology for virgation

Latin virga branch + English -ation

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“Virgation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/virgation. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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