purbeck marble

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Purbeck marble or Purbeck stone (ˈpɜːbɛk)
 
n
a fossil-rich limestone that takes a high polish: used for building, etc
 
[C15: named after Purbeck, Dorset, where it is quarried]
 
Purbeck stone or Purbeck stone
 
n
 
[C15: named after Purbeck, Dorset, where it is quarried]

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