tuff|a|ceous

tuff|a|ceous
tuff|a|ceous «tuh FAY shuhs», adjective.
1. having the properties of volcanic tuff.
2. composed of volcanic tuff.

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  • tuff — tuff; tuff·a·ceous; …   English syllables

  • ceous — a·ceous; ac·i·na·ceous; al·li·a·ceous; al·si·na·ceous; al·tin·gi·a·ceous; al·u·ta·ceous; am·a·ryl·li·da·ceous; am·bro·si·a·ceous; am·en·ta·ceous; am·pul·la·ceous; am·y·la·ceous; api·a·ceous; ara·li·a·ceous; ar·bo·ra·ceous; ar·e·na·ceous;… …   English syllables

  • tuff — [[t]tʌf[/t]] n. gel a fragmental rock consisting of the smaller kinds of volcanic detritus, as ash or cinder, usu. more or less stratified • Etymology: 1560–70; < MF tuf(e) < It tufo. See tufa tuff•a′ceous, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • tuffaceous — tuff·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • a — acar·a·pis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·rine; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·a·ro·ce·cid·i·um; ac·a·roid; ac·a·rol·o·gist; ac·a·rol·o·gy; ac·a·ro·pho·bia; ac·a·rus; acat·a·lep·sy; acat·a·lex·is;… …   English syllables

  • tufa — tu•fa [[t]ˈtu fə, ˈtyu [/t]] n. gel a porous limestone formed from calcium carbonate deposited by springs or the like • Etymology: 1760–70; < It tufo tuff < L tōfus, tūfus tu•fa′ceous ˈfeɪ ʃəs adj …   From formal English to slang

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