Origin of concretion
Examples from the Web for concretion
Historical Examples of concretion
Philanthropy (and indeed every other virtue) is a thing of concretion.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It is little more than a concretion of compact basaltic rock, with slight traces of art.Zui Fetiches
Frank Hamilton Cushing
Instead of smooth facets and sharp angles, the concretion may be studded with irregularly-shaped masses.
Crab's′-eyes, the scarlet seeds of an East Indian bead-tree: a concretion of carbonate of lime in the stomach of the cray-fish.
Thirdly, the concretion in the body of various juices, turbid vapours, and dense humours is the last provocative of sickness.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura
by 1670s, from French concrétion, from Latin concretionem (nominative concretio), from concretus (see concrete).