burrstone

[ bur-stohn ]
/ ˈbɜrˌstoʊn /

noun


Nearby words

  1. burroughs, john,
  2. burroughs, william seward,
  3. burrow,
  4. burrowing blenny,
  5. burrowing owl,
  6. burry,
  7. bursa,
  8. bursa of fabricius,
  9. bursa of gastrocnemius,
  10. bursa of semimembranosus

burstone

or buhr·stone, burr·stone

[ bur-stohn ]
/ ˈbɜrˌstoʊn /

noun

any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones.
a millstone of such material.

Origin of burstone


Also called buhr, burr.

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British Dictionary definitions for burrstone

burrstone

/ (ˈbɜːˌstəʊn) /

noun

a variant spelling of buhrstone

burstone

/ (ˈbɜːˌstəʊn) /

noun

a variant spelling of buhrstone
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