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rimstone

[ rim-stohn ]
/ ˈrɪmˌstoʊn /
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noun Geology.
a calcareous deposit forming a dam at the edge or outlet of an overflowing pool of water, as in a cavern.
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Origin of rimstone

First recorded in 1925–30; rim + stone

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