[waw-ter-wawrn, -wohrn, wot-er-]
Origin of waterworn
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Examples from the Web for waterworn
It consisted of a yellow sandstone in thin strata, covered in some parts with beds of waterworn pebbles.
The bones are black, brown or white, highly fragmented and waterworn to a variable degree.Two New Pelycosaurs from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma
Richard C. Fox
The houses are generally built of waterworn stones, without cement, but plastered with mud outside and inside.Western Himalaya and Tibet
Swallow-holes or waterworn caverns are common in many parts of the limestone region.
This ware is characterized by a dull, reddish-pink body, usually dark-gray at the core, and by a gross waterworn gravel temper.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia
C. Malcolm Watkins
- worn smooth by the action or passage of water
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