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calc-sinter

[kalk-sin-ter] /ˈkælkˌsɪn tər/
noun, Mineralogy
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < German Kalksinter. See calc-, sinter
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calcsinter

/ˈkælkˌsɪntə/
noun
1.
another name for travertine
Word Origin
C19: from German Kalksinter, from Kalk lime + sinter dross; see chalk, sinter
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