lithomarge


lithomarge

lithomarge [lith-uh-mahrj] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. kaolin in compact, massive, usually impure form.

Origin of lithomarge 1745–55; New Latin lithomarga stone marl, equivalent to litho- litho- + Latin marga marl Examples from the Web for lithomarge Historical Examples of lithomarge

  • In Antrim the bole is associated with lithomarge, bauxite and pisolitic iron-ore.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2

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  • British Dictionary definitions for lithomarge lithomarge noun

    1. a smooth compact type of kaolin: white or reddish and often mottled

    Word Origin for lithomarge C18: from New Latin lithomarga from litho- + Latin marga marl

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