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Topic: GEOLOGY

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of agglomerare 'to pile up', from ad- 'to' + glomus 'ball'

agglomerate

noun
     
ag‧glom‧er‧ate [singular, uncountable] technical
HEG a type of rock formed from pieces of material from a volcano that have melted together
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