Definition of quaquaversal in English:

quaquaversal

adjective

Geology
  • Dipping, pointing, or occurring in every direction.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Athenian Gazette. From classical Latin quāquā versus on all sides (2nd cent. a.d. in Apuleius), in post-classical Latin also quaquaversum on all sides (400 in Augustine), wherever + -al.

Pronunciation

quaquaversal

/ˌkweɪkwəˈvəːsl/