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Ronito Eresari, 42, a farmer in the village, said the river had been muddied with nickel laterite, making well water undrinkable and killing the freshwater mollusks that villagers once collected from the banks.
The temple is unique in that over-quarrying of sandstone led to the use of laterite for the roofed corridors.
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Origin and Etymology of laterite
First Known Use: 1807See Words from the same year
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