Definition of Pumiceous

1. a. Of or pertaining to pumice; resembling pumice.



Definition of Pumiceous

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to pumice; resembling pumice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pumiceous

1. [adj]

Pumiceous Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pumiceous Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pumiceous

puly
puma
pumalike
pumas
pumelo
pumelos
pumicate
pumicated
pumicates
pumicating
pumice
pumice stone
pumice stones
pumiced
pumicelike
pumiceous (current term)
pumicer
pumicers
pumices
pumiciform
pumicing
pumicite
pumicites
pumie
pumies
pummace
pummel
pummeled
pummeler
pummelers

Literary usage of Pumiceous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Geological Observations on South America: Being the Third Part of the by Charles Darwin, George Brettingham Sowerby, Edward Forbes (1846)
"Rio Negro—S. Josef—Port Desire, white pumiceous mudstone with infusoria— Port S. Julian—Santa Cruz, basaltic lava of—P. Gallegos—Eastern Tierra del Fuego; ..."

2. The Rocks of Cape Colville Peninsula, Auckland, New Zealand by William Johnson Sollas, Alexander McKay (1906)
"The specimen, which is a light-grey fine-grained pumiceous breccia, was collected principally on account of a remarkable inclusion of black ..."

3. A Description of Active and Extinct Volcanos, of Earthquakes, and of Thermal by Charles Daubeny (1848)
"pumiceous Conglomerate—re-united—rendered aluminous.—Theory of the formation of Alum.—Other minerals found in the Trachyte.— Synopsis of the Genus Trachyte. ..."

4. History of the Extinct Volcanoes of the Basin of Neuwied on the Lower Rhine by Samuel Hibbert (1832)
"... have thus given rise to a series of submerged strata, which will require to be described under a distinct head. (8.) Section of pumiceous Strata near ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pumiceous

Search for Pumiceous on Dictionary.com!Search for Pumiceous on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pumiceous on Google!Search for Pumiceous on Wikipedia!

Search