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burstone

or buhr·stone, burr·stone

[ bur-stohn ]
/ ˈbɜrˌstoʊn /
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noun
any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones.
a millstone of such material.
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Also called buhr, burr.

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British Dictionary definitions for burstone

burstone
/ (ˈbɜːˌstəʊn) /

noun
a variant spelling of buhrstone
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