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pipestone

[pahyp-stohn] /ˈpaɪpˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
a reddish argillaceous stone used by North American Indians for making tobacco pipes.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; pipe1 + stone
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  • The exhibit quarry floor is the bottom of the pipestone layer.
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pipestone

/ˈpaɪpˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
a variety of consolidated red clay used by Native Americans to make tobacco pipes
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