tufa

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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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