Definition of travertine in English:
White or light-coloured calcareous rock deposited from mineral springs, used in building: they are built of travertine covered with stucco [as modifier]: a beautiful carved seat in travertine marble
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- It occurs in a wide variety of mineral forms, including limestone, marble, travertine, and chalk.
- Cave walls down which water habitually runs may become covered with sheets of travertine flowstone.
- The springs left deposits of travertine below the temple and among the ruins.
Definition of travertine in:
- US English dictionary
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