Septarium meaning

sĕp-târ'ē-əm
An irregular polygonal system of calcite-filled cracks occurring in certain rock concretions.
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A cementlike mass, as of limestone, with fissures filled with some other material, as calcite.
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(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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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of septarium

  • Latin saeptum partition septum –arium
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin saeptum (“inclosure, partition") +"Ž -arium.
    From Wiktionary