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rimrock

[rim-rok] /ˈrɪmˌrɒk/
noun, Geology
1.
rock forming the natural boundary of a plateau or other rise.
2.
bedrock forming the natural boundary of a placer or of a gravel deposit.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; rim + rock1
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British Dictionary definitions for rim rock

rimrock

/ˈrɪmˌrɒk/
noun
1.
rock forming the boundaries of a sandy or gravelly alluvial deposit
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