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sed·i·men·ta·ry

sedimentary

 
pronunciation:
se d men t ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition: formed from sediment.
Limestone is one type of sedimentary rock.
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The word sedimentary contains the following parts:
sed, sid, sess Latin root that means sit; settle
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary, fragmentary), forming adjectives.