scar-limestone love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thick mass of calcareous rock frequently crowded with marine fossils, especially crinoids, corals, brachiopods, and various mollusks, forming the middle division of the Carboniferous limestone series: so called by English geologists because it forms scars or cliffs: same as mountain limestone (which see, under limestone).

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