Definition of Peperinos

1. peperino [n] - See also: peperino



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peperinos

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peorias
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peperino
peperinos (current term)
pepernoot
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pepla
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Literary usage of Peperinos

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1. Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell (1833)
"When the volcanic matter predominates, these compound rocks constitute the peperinos of the Italian mineralogists, some of which are highly calcareous, ..."

2. Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell (1835)
"It is, therefore, quite consistent with analogy, that we should find the ancient tuffs and peperinos so much more generally distributed than the submarine ..."

3. Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell (1837)
"It is, therefore, quite consistent with analogy, that we should find the ancient tuffs and peperinos so much more generally distributed than the submarine ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1835)
"... of waves and currents, be naturally distributed into beds of breccias and peperinos, such as occur in great abundance throughout the south of Sicily. ..."

5. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... resembling some of the subaqueous tuffs of Italy and Sicily called peperinos. Occasionally fragments of scoria? are visible in this rock. ..."

6. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1860)
"The peperinos thus distinguished are usually brown, and the tuffs gray or white. We meet occasionally with extremely compact beds of volcanic materials, ..."

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