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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Formed by the erosive action of rivers, tides, and currents.

Usage examples (9)
  • (D) ODP 658 terrigenous dust record from West Africa (24).
  • Modern terrigenous organic carbon input to the Arctic Ocean.
  • High terrigenous dust concentrations reflect greater aridity in West Africa.
  • The specimen brought up was a terrigenous blue mud (glacial deposit) with some radiolaria. for more
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