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As an additional defensive measure, the dwellings, constructed with blocks of pumice-like tuff, had tiny door openings.
Here, on its slopes, all the island’s moai were carved from tuff (volcanic ash, which is easier to work with), before being transported as far as 11 miles away.
Warm season buffalo, dog-tuff or blue grama grass can be mowed every 10 to 20 days (lucky you). •
The crew made its way around low-growing cactuses, through prickly and fragrant sage, over tuffs of wild grasses.
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Origin and Etymology of tuff
First Known Use: 1815See Words from the same year
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