Definition of Scaglia

1. n. A reddish variety of limestone.



Definition of Scaglia

1. Italian limestone [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scaglia

scaffold hopping
scaffold protein
scaffold proteins
scaffoldage
scaffolded
scaffolder
scaffolders
scaffolding
scaffoldings
scaffolds
scaffs
scag
scagged
scagging
scaglia (current term)
scaglias
scagliola
scagliolas
scags
scail
scailed
scailing
scails
scainiite
scaith
scaithed
scaithing
scaiths
scala

Literary usage of Scaglia

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1. Luther's Pastors: The Reformation in the Ernestine Countrysideby Susan C. Karant-Nunn by Susan C. Karant-Nunn (1979)
"Gv scaglia. Vol. 69, pt. 1, 30 pp., 13 figs. 1979. $6.00. Evolution of the Plio-Pleistocene African Suidae. JM HARRIS AND TD WHITE. Vol. 69, pt. ..."

2. An Introduction to Geology: Intended to Convey a Practical Knowledge of the by Robert Bakewell (1839)
"On the scaglia of the Alps supposed to represent Chalk.—On the destruction and denudation of Chalk Rocks. THE well known mineral, chalk, with its subjacent ..."

3. An introduction to geology by Robert Bakewell (1833)
"On the scaglia of the Alps supposed to represent Chalk. . 1 HE well-known mineral, chalk, with its subjacent beds of green sand, comprises a formation or ..."

4. A Description of Active and Extinct Volcanos, of Earthquakes, and of Thermal by Charles Daubeny (1848)
"Trachyte—associated with scaglia.—Vicentin, cellular and.compact volcanic rocks.—Monte Bolca. —Bassano.—Formation of the tuff.—Volcanic rocks near Lake ..."

5. Memoirs of Hugh Edwin Strickland by Hugh Edwin Strickland, William Jardine (1858)
"name of scaglia, or Apennine limestone, have been considered the equivalents of the Cretaceous system of Europe. This formation is composed in the island of ..."

6. Original Unpublished Papers Illustrative of the Life of Sir Peter Paul by William Noel Sainsbury (1859)
"I have returned to Antwerp, having unravelled the business, and put scaglia and Spinola so near to one another, that they can talk over the business of the ..."

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