Definitions

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  • n. A calcareous tufa, partly crystalline, occurring on a large scale as a shore deposit about the Quaternary lake basins of Nevada.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A calcareous tufa, in part crystalline, occurring on a large scale as a shore deposit about the Quaternary lake basins of Nevada.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pseudomorphous tufa-like deposit of calcium carbonate, crystalline in form.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek for "shore" + -lite.

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