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- adj. Of secondary origin; said of certain rocks whose material has been derived from older rocks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of secondary origin; -- said of certain rocks whose material has been derived from older rocks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of secondary origin: specifically applied in geology to those rocks which have been derived from the protogenic rocks by mechanical action.
Ancient Greek second + to be born. (Wiktionary)
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