Words nearby tufa
Origin of tufa
OTHER WORDS FROM tufatu·fa·ceous [too-fey-shuh s, tyoo-] /tuˈfeɪ ʃəs, tyu-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for tufa
The marble seats in the cavea may be assigned to the same period; in the original structure the benches must have been of tufa.
Porta Spezzeria is higher up, with the remains of a tufa bridge; near by are the remains of an Etruscan columbaria.Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes
The buildings of the Tufa Period are easily recognized by the unobtrusiveness of the materials used in their construction.
On each side, close to the wall, a natural ledge of tufa served for seats.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
Many small square rooms were constructed in the interior from large cut bricks of the tufa of which the bluffs are composed.