clastic

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From Ancient Greek κλαστός (klastós, broken in pieces), from κλάειν (kláein, to break) +‎ -ic

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clastic (not comparable)

  1. made up of parts that are easily removable.
  2. (geology, of rock) made from fragments of pre-existing rocks.

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