tufa

noun tu·fa \ ˈtü-fə , ˈtyü- \

Definition of tufa

1 : tuff
2 : a porous rock formed as a deposit from springs or streams; specifically : travertine

tufaceous

play \tü-ˈfā-shəs, tyü-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of tufa

Italian tufo, from Latin tofus


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