Definición de terrigenous en inglés:

terrigenous

Saltos de línea: ter¦ri¦gen|ous
Pronunciación: /tɛˈrɪdʒɪnəs
 
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adjetivo

Geology
  • (Of a marine deposit) made of material eroded from the land.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The composition of terrigenous sedimentary rocks would merely reflect the compositional aggregate of their source areas.
    • Vancouver Island is regarded as the source of terrigenous material of the Hoko River Formation due to its matching lithologies, close proximity, and agreement with paleocurrent directions.
    • The rocks contain abundant terrigenous clay and organic matter.

Origen

late 17th century (in the sense 'produced from the earth, earth-born'): from Latin terrigenus (from terra 'earth' + -genus 'born') + -ous.

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