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marlstone

[mahrl-stohn] /ˈmɑrlˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
an indurated marl.
Also called marlite
[mahr-lahyt] /ˈmɑr laɪt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of marlstone
1830-1840
1830-40; marl1 + stone
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marlite

/ˈmɑːlaɪt/
noun
1.
a type of marl that contains clay and calcium carbonate and is resistant to the decomposing action of air
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