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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Argillaceous  \Ar`gil*la"ceous\,  a.  [L.  argillaceus,  fr 
  argilla.] 
  Of  the  nature  of  clay;  consisting  of  or  containing,  argil  or 
  clay;  clayey. 
 
  {Argillaceous  sandstone}  (Geol.),  a  sandstone  containing  much 
  clay. 
 
  {Argillaceous  iron  ore},  the  clay  ironstone. 
 
  {Argillaceous  schist}  or  {state}.  See  {Argillite}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  argillaceous 
  adj  :  resembling  or  containing  clay;  "argillaceous  rocks"  [syn:  {clayey}] 
  [ant:  {arenaceous}] 




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