Definition of puddingstone in English:


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[mass noun]
A conglomerate rock in which dark-coloured round pebbles contrast with a paler fine-grained matrix.
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  • This is a single 12 ft long, hand-coloured pull-out sheet depicting a landscape with cartoon figures, illustrating terms such as puddingstone, Old Red and intrusion, by C. M. Webster, produced in London about 1840.
  • The stone is ‘puddingstone’ and the bronze marker is 18'; x 12'.
  • The stuff goes on well enough on the flat, but poking it into the carious vermiculations of randomly quarried puddingstone turned out to be a bit of a challenge.

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