buhrstone

noun
variants: or less commonly burrstone or burstone \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of buhrstone

1 : a siliceous rock used as a material for millstones
2 : a millstone cut from buhrstone

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History and Etymology for buhrstone

buhrstone, alteration of burrstone, burstone, probably from burr, bur + stone

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“Buhrstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buhrstone. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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