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volcanic tuff

noun
1.
tuff2 .
Origin of volcanic tuff
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15
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  • This latter material possesses the character of a volcanic tuff, which is a hardened clay.

  • The great mass of the surface of the mountain, not specially mentioned above, is volcanic tuff.

    Etna G. F. Rodwell
  • At one place I noticed an Indian trail leading up a ridge apparently consisting of volcanic tuff.

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