Variant of agglomerate
Origin: < L agglomeratus, pp. of agglomerare < ad-, to + glomerare, to form into a ball < IE base *glem-, var. of *gel-, form a ball, sphere, hence akin to climb, clench
- a jumbled heap, mass, etc.
- Geol. a mass of fragments of volcanic rock fused by heat
- agglomerative adjective
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