Argillaceous Ar`gil*la"ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. [1913 Webster]

{Argillaceous sandstone} (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay.

{Argillaceous iron ore}, the clay ironstone.

{Argillaceous schist} or {state}. See {Argillite}. [1913 Webster]

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