Definitions for "Terrigenous"
Shallow marine sediments consisting of material derived from the land surface.
Derived from the land. Terrigenous sediments are typically clastic sediments eroded from a nearby landmass.
Derived from land areas. For example, wind-blown dust from desert areas can settle into oceans and form terrigenous sediment on the bottom.
Keywords:  earthborn, earth, produced
Earthborn; produced by the earth.