Solenhofen stone

noun So·len·ho·fen stone \ˈs|ōlənˌhōfən-, ˈz|\

Definition of Solenhofen stone

  1. :  a limestone found at Solenhofen, Bavaria and valued for lithographic purposes

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Origin and Etymology of solenhofen stone

from Solenhofen, village of west central Bavaria

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to cast off or become cast off

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