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stink stone

or stink·stone

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  1. any of various limestones that emit an unpleasant odor when scratched or struck.
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  • Extensive beds of stinkstone also occur, and many beds of limestone containing fluid bitumen in cavities.

    Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea

    John Franklin

British Dictionary definitions for stinkstone


  1. any of various rocks producing a fetid odour when struck, esp certain limestones
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