tufa

noun
tu·​fa | \ ˈtü-fə How to pronounce tufa (audio) , ˈtyü-\

Definition of tufa

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

Other Words from tufa

tufaceous \ tü-​ˈfā-​shəs How to pronounce tufaceous (audio) , tyü-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of tufa

1770, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tufa

Italian tufo, from Latin tofus

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