quaquaversal [kwey-kwuh-vur-suh l] Word Origin adjective

  1. (of a geological formation) sloping downward from the center in all directions.

Origin of quaquaversal 1720–30; Latin quāquā vers(us) literally, wheresoever turned, turned everywhere + -al1 Related formsqua·qua·ver·sal·ly, adverb British Dictionary definitions for quaquaversal quaquaversal adjective

  1. geology directed outwards in all directions from a common centrethe quaquaversal dip of a pericline

Word Origin for quaquaversal C18: from Latin quāquā in every direction + versus towards

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