septarium[sep ter′ē əm]
septarium definition by Webster's New World
noun pl. septaria
a cementlike mass, as of limestone, with fissures filled with some other material, as calcite
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin septum: see septum
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- septarian adjective
septarium definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. sep·tar·i·a
An irregular polygonal system of calcite-filled cracks occurring in certain rock concretions.
Origin: Latin saeptum, partition; see septum + -arium.
- sep·tarˈi·an adjective