trass

noun \ ˈtras \
variants: or less commonly terrace or tarras \təˈras\

Definition of trass

plural trasses also terraces or tarrases
:a light-colored volcanic tuff resembling pozzolana in composition and occurring especially on the lower Rhine where it is ground for use in a hydraulic cement

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Origin and Etymology of trass

Dutch trass, terras, from French terrasse pile of earth, terrace, from Middle French


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