Origin of septariumModern Latin ; from Classical Latin septum: see septum
Origin of septariumLatin saeptum, partition; see septum + –arium.
- (geology) A flattened concretionary nodule, usually of limestone, intersected within by cracks which are often filled with calcite, barite, or other minerals.
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