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bone bed

noun
  1. geology a sediment containing large quantities of fossilized animal remains, such as bones, teeth, scales, etc
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  • Remains of saurians have also been found in the bone-bed, and plates of an Encrinus.

    A Manual of Elementary Geology

    Charles Lyell.