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pitchstone

[pich-stohn] /ˈpɪtʃˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
a glassy volcanic rock having a resinous luster and resembling hardened pitch.
Origin of pitchstone
1775-1785
1775-85; translation of German Pechstein. See pitch2, stone
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pitchstone

/ˈpɪtʃˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
a dark glassy acid volcanic rock similar in composition to granite, usually intruded as dykes, sills, etc
Word Origin
C18: translation of German Pechstein
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