Indiana limestone

noun

: a usually gray or buff oolitic Mississippian limestone of the lower Carboniferous that is uniform and easily worked and widely used for building

Word History

Etymology

so called from its quarrying site in southern Indiana

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“Indiana limestone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indiana%20limestone. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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