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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Geology Having thin layers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Said of sedimentary rock exhibiting thin layers, whether or not they contol how the rock breaks. Compare with laminated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Characterized by the presence of thin parallel strata, or layers, as in an agate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Arranged in thin layers, as a banded agate.

Etymologies

From stratum.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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