Understrata
Understratum Un"der*stra`tum, n.; pl. L. {Understrata}, E. {Understratums}. The layer, or stratum, of earth on which the mold, or soil, rests; subsoil. [1913 Webster]

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  • Understratum — Un der*stra tum, n.; pl. L. {Understrata}, E. {Understratums}. The layer, or stratum, of earth on which the mold, or soil, rests; subsoil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Understratums — Understratum Un der*stra tum, n.; pl. L. {Understrata}, E. {Understratums}. The layer, or stratum, of earth on which the mold, or soil, rests; subsoil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • understratum — /un deuhr stray teuhm, strat euhm/, n., pl. understrata / stray teuh, strat euh/, understratums. a substratum. [1725 35; UNDER + STRATUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Uxmal — /oohs mahl /, n. an ancient ruined city in SE Mexico, in Yucatán: a center of later Mayan civilization. * * * Ancient city, Yucatán state, southeastern Mexico. It was the chief city of the later Maya empire (600–с 900 AD). After с 1000, major… …   Universalium

  • understratum — /ˈʌndəstratəm/ (say unduhstrahtuhm) noun (plural understrata /ˈʌndəstratə/ (say unduhstrahtuh) or understratums) → substratum …   Australian English dictionary

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