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pozzuolana

pozzolana (ˌpɒtsəˈlɑːnə)

/ (ˌpɒtswəˈlɑːnə) /
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noun
a type of porous volcanic ash used in making hydraulic cements
any of various artificial substitutes for this ash used in cements
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German name: puzzolana

Word Origin for pozzuolana

C18: from Italian: of Pozzuoli

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