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Related / Similar Words: petrification

 

Definition:
  • a rock created by petrifaction; an organic object infiltrated with mineral matter and preserved in its original form;
  • the process of turning some plant material into stone by infiltration with water carrying mineral particles without changing the original shape;

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    Derivational Morphology: lapidify, petrify

     

     
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