Meaning of terrigenous


Pronunciation: (te-rij'u-nus), [key]
— adj.
  1. produced by the earth.
  2. noting or pertaining to sediments on the sea bottom derived directly from the neighboring land, or to the rocks formed primarily by the consolidation of such sediments.
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