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porphyrization

[ pawr-fuh-ruh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌpɔr fə rəˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun
reduction to a powder, formerly done on a slab of porphyry.
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Origin of porphyrization

First recorded in 1825–35; porphyrize + -ation
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