buhrstone

[ bur-stohn ]
/ ˈbɜrˌstoʊn /

noun

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Definition for buhrstone (2 of 2)

burstone

or buhr·stone, burr·stone

[ bur-stohn ]
/ ˈbɜrˌstoʊn /

noun

any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones.
a millstone of such material.
Also called buhr, burr.

Origin of burstone

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British Dictionary definitions for buhrstone (1 of 2)

buhrstone

burstone or burrstone

/ (ˈbɜːˌstəʊn) /

noun

a hard tough rock containing silica, fossils, and cavities, formerly used as a grindstone
a grindstone or millstone made of this rock

Word Origin for buhrstone

C18 burr, perhaps identical to burr 1 (alluding to roughness)

British Dictionary definitions for buhrstone (2 of 2)

burstone
/ (ˈbɜːˌstəʊn) /

noun

a variant spelling of buhrstone
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