calcsinter

calc-sinter

[kalk-sin-ter]
noun Mineralogy.

Origin:
1815–25; < German Kalksinter. See calc-, sinter

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calcsinter (ˈkælkˌsɪntə)
 
n
another name for travertine
 
[C19: from German Kalksinter, from Kalk lime + sinter dross; see chalk, sinter]

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